Denver School Shooting: Police Give Update On Suspect (USA)

USA, Colorado. Denver School Shooting: Police Give Update On Suspect

Denver, Colorado, USA

2 faculty members shot, student suspect on the run.

Two staff members were injured, one of them critically, in a shooting that was reported at East High School Wednesday morning, according to the Denver Police Department (DPD).

A student at the school, who had a safety plan in place to be searched for weapons before entering the school, is the suspect in the shooting.

It was during a search Wednesday morning that the student shot the staff members, who are both administrators, DPD Chief Ron Thomas said. The shooting was in an office area, away from other students.

The student, a juvenile, fled the school, but Thomas said they know who he is and were working to find him. He said they had not yet located him or recovered the weapon used.

The victims, both men, were transported to area hospitals, according to DPD. DPD said one of them was in serious condition, the other was undergoing surgery for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

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