(UPDATED) One student has died and more have been injured in a horrific shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado.
Authorities said earlier that eight students were injured. Tonight the Sheriff’s Department confirmed that one student was killed:
It is with extreme sadness that we can confirm that 1 student at the STEM School was killed in today’s #stemshooting incident. The immediate family has been notified. Douglas County Coroner Jill Romann has not officially identified the student is stating it’s an 18 year old male.
— DC Sheriff (@dcsheriff) May 8, 2019
Earlier today, Douglas County Undersheriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth confirmed there are two suspects in custody and there may be a third. They are still clearing the school.
As of the presser, they have been treating it as an active situation, and are asking parents to not pick up their children at the school:
UPDATE #sremshooting, PARENTS please go to Northridge Rec Center not Elementary School to pick up children.
— DC Sheriff (@dcsheriff) May 7, 2019
You can watch the presser above, via Fox News. One parent briefly spoke to a local station about finding out after her son texted her.
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