Multiple shooters may have been involved in the active shooting incident at the high school in Santa Fe, Texas. At least 8 are dead so far and one suspect is in custody but another person of interest is detained. The shooter appears to be a student according to law enforcement sources who spoke with ABC7 News.
According to Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, the death toll may rise to 10. Both students and adults were killed and a Santa Fe ISD police officer has also been injured.
The school district released the following statement: "This morning an incident occurred at the high school involving an active shooter. The situation is active, but has been contained. There have been confirmed injuries. Details will be released as we receive updated information. Law enforcement will continue to secure the building and initiate all emergency management protocols to release and move students to another location. All other campuses are operating under their regular schedules.
At this time, students from the high school are being transported by SFISD transportation to the Alamo Gym located at 13306 Highway 6. Parents may reunite with their students at this location.
The district will continue to keep you updated as information is available. Safety and communication are our top priorities."
The shooting took place between 7:30 and 7:45 AM in an art class on the campus.
Santa Fe Police, Galveston County Sheriff's Office, ATF and FBI agents are on the scene.
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