comScore BREAKING: At Least 10 Dead After Gunman Opens Fire at Texas High School

BREAKING: At Least 10 Dead After Gunman Opens Fire at Texas High School

UPDATE – 1:15 p.m EST: Law enforcement officials have told the media that 10 people have been confirmed dead: 9 students and 1 teacher.

CBS has also obtained the name of the suspected shooter.

Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, TX has been put on lockdown due to reports of an active shooter on the scene.

Details on the situation are currently unclear, but preliminary indications suggest that emergency services were called at around 8:00 A.M. after the school’s fire alarm bells went off. It isn’t clear at the moment how many people have been injured.

Students are currently being evacuated from the school, and some of them have told law enforcement and media outlets that they heard gun shots.

UPDATE: 10:24 a.m. EST: School district officials have confirmed that people were injured. The situation has been contained, but remains active.

Multiple reports indicate that the suspect has been arrested.

UPDATE – 11:05 a.m. EST: Multiple sources now say that people were killed in the shooting.

President Trump, Senator Ted Cruz and Governor Greg Abbott have tweeted on the situation.

KRIV is reporting that eight people have been killed.

UPDATE – 11:53 a.m EST: Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzales gave a press update where he said that a second student has been detained for questioning. The prime suspect in custody is believed to be a student, and there might be up to 10 people dead.

UPDATE – 12:46 p.m EST: The Houston Chronicle reports that the gunman who attacked the school was armed with an AR-15 style rifle, a pistol, and a shotgun. Local law enforcement has also confirmed the reports that possible IEDs and pipe bombs have been discovered around the school.

This story is developing and we will update with more information as it becomes available.

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