A North Carolina highschool has been positioned on lockdown after at the very least one individual was reportedly shot on campus Wednesday, authorities mentioned.
Authorities acquired a name simply after 12 p.m. from a college useful resource officer about somebody shot at Mount Tabor Excessive College in Winston-Salem, information station WXII reported.
“There was a taking pictures on faculty property,” the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Workplace wrote on Fb. “We and the [Winston-Salem Police Department] have secured the campus and are doing every thing potential to maintain college students protected.”
The sheriff’s workplace mentioned it had begun transporting all college students to the Robinhood Household YMCA.
“Dad and mom can report there to be reunited with their kids,” authorities mentioned. “Reunification will take a while as college students are being transported in phases. “
No additional particulars have been offered concerning the taking pictures. The situation of the sufferer has not been launched.
“We’re actively investigating what occurred and can share confirmed data when out there,” authorities mentioned.
Police spokeswoman Kira Boyd declined to verify whether or not the state of affairs was nonetheless lively. It’s unclear whether or not the shooter has been taken into custody.