Another shooting at a high school in America.
This is BREAKING NEWS now.
3 are injured. 2 people are in crictical condition.
Here are the details so far…
From NBC News:
A Maryland high school was on lockdown Tuesday morning after reports of a shooting, authorities said.
Police were at the scene at Great Mills High School in Great Mills, about 70 miles south of Washington.
Agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were also responding.
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that the incident was “contained” but parents should not go to the school.
New York Daily News has more:
At least three people were wounded — including a gunman — when shots rang out Tuesday morning at a southeast Maryland high school.
There are no confirmed deaths in the shooting, which broke out at about 8 a.m. in Great Mills High School, officials said.
A school resource officer exchanged fire with and shot the gunman, who was wounded and is in critical condition, NBC News reported.
Two students were also wounded and are in critical condition, the network reported.
The school district tweeted that the situation “is contained,” and officials urged parents to head for a staging area about 10 miles away.
— FOX 5 DC (@fox5dc) March 20, 2018
More from Mercury News:
The Baltimore Sun reported that a student said the shooting happened around 8 a.m. Terrence Rhames, 18, told the Sun that he heard a gunshot and saw a girl fall as he ran for an exit. “I just thank god I’m safe,” Rhames said. “I just want to know who did it and who got injured.”
The county sheriff said deputies are on the scene, and told parents or guardians to stay away, urging them to go instead to Leonardtown High School to reunite with Great Mills students there. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives tweeted that its agents are going to the scene.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Rep. Steny Hoyer tweeted that they’re monitoring reports and urged people to follow the instructions of local law enforcement at the scene.
More from USA Today:
MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital was treating patients from the school shooting, according to a hospital spokesperson. The official would not say how many people are injured or discuss the extent of injuries.
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that it was on the scene and urged parents to go to another school, Leonardtown High, to reunite with their children.
Stay tuned for more information…