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Active Shooter Is Reported at Santa Fe, Tex., High School

Active Shooter Is Reported at Santa Fe, Tex., High School”

An assistant principal said that a shooting suspect has been taken into custody, according to Associated Press.

Santa Fe Independent School District says someone started shooting this morning and the district is now on lockdown.

A statement issued by Santa Fe High School said: "This morning an incident occurred at the high school involving an active shooter".

The entire school district is on lockdown, district officials said.

Law enforcement officers are responding to a high school near Houston after an active shooter was reported on campus. It said it would send out more information as soon as it was available.

Galveston County Sheriff's Maj. Another student reported hearing several gunshots before hearing alarms and being told to evacuate.

The district didn't provide further details.

Witnesses fleeing the scene described a shooter opening fire inside an art class, as students ran from the school, jumping over fences and fleeing to a nearby auto-repair shop, according to KTRK-TV in Houston.

Sky2 video also showed at least two Life Flight helicopters at the school. Other students said they heard sounds similar to gunfire.

Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have also responded to the school.

The report about the shooting came in just before 8 a.m. Friday from the school located about 30 miles southeast of Houston.



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