Multiple people shot at Kentucky high school

Multiple people shot at Kentucky high school

At least five students were shot at the high school, Marshall County Emergency Management officials said according to CBS News.

The girl was airlifted to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas following the shooting in the town of Italy, some 45 miles south of Dallas, said Sgt. Joe Fitzgerald of the Ellis County Sheriff's Office.

Police have not named the 16-year-old suspect.

KXAS-TV (NBC5) reported a "massive" police presence at the school. Sheriff's officials say the boy was found and taken into custody without incident.

"Much yet unknown... Please do not speculate or spread hearsay..."

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He said he had no information on her condition.

"In a small town, the school district is the center of what goes on for our kids, and this morning's tragedy hits the heart of this community", Joffre said.

NBC4 sister station WKRN reports the school remains on lockdown while authorities process the scene.

Kentucky State Police said the suspect has been taken into custody and the scene was secure.

Parents were being turned away from the school.

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