It was reported that a suspect was taken into custody after an active shooting at the Central Visual and Performing Arts High School in St. Petersburg. Louis. Now, three deaths have been confirmed in which the deceased has been confirmed.
St. Louis Metropolitan Commissioner Michael Sack spoke during a press conference after the incident and announced that at around 9:10 he received a call about the shooting, and officers arrived a few minutes later, and immediately entered the school. Once at school, he began clearing the building in search of the shooter. Hearing the sound of gunshots, they hastened to locate the shooter. They were confronted during an exchange of bullets. The shooter was killed, taken from the scene, and later pronounced dead.
Others confirmed dead included an adult woman who was pronounced dead at a local hospital, and a teenager who remained at the scene and was pronounced dead. Both the injured died due to bullet injuries.
According to NBC NewsThe names of the two victims and the suspects were yet to be released. Authorities are yet to know about the suspect’s connection to the school, but they said he was about 20 years old.
“On paper we may have 9 victims, 8 who were taken away and one remains, we have hundreds of others. All that is left here is the trauma of the home.”
Bori also clarified that the school doors were locked, leading many to question how the gunman entered the school.
scheduled tribe. Louis Mayer Tisaura O. Jones talked about the shooting and said,
“I grieve for the families who send their children to our schools in the hope that they will be safe. Our kids shouldn’t experience this, they shouldn’t go through active shooter drills if something happens. And unfortunately that’s what happened today.”
We will continue to update you as more details become available.
TSR Staff: Jade Ashley @ Jade_Ashley94