Friday, 25 May 2018

Noblesville school shooter detained, 2 critical

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. -- Two people were reported in critical condition Friday morning following an active shooter situation at Noblesville West Middle School.
Police first learned of a reported active shooter situation at the school was issued at 9:06 a.m. Friday. As of 11 a.m., police said the suspected shooter, a male student, had been taken into custody.
Police said two victims, one adult teacher and one juvenile, were believed to have been shot. The adult patient was transported to IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, according to an IU Health spokesman. The juvenile patient was reportedly transported to Riley Hospital for Children.
A second student was being treated for an ankle fracture, according to Riverview Health.
Police said they did not believe there were suspects at the time, although they did confirm that threats had been made to other middle schools in the area. Police said none of those threats had been validated.
One threat was made to Noblesville High School in addition to the shooting at the middle school. 
All students were taken to the Noblesville High School. At 11:30 a.m., the principal announced that parents can start picking up students. Parents are being allowed into gym one by one as officials confirm their identities. Once reunited with their parents, students will be allowed to leave the premises.
Noblesville West Middle school has 1,346 students.
Vice President and former Indiana Governor Mike Pence released the following statement:

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