College capturing St. Louis: 5 wounded, suspect in custody after incident at Central Visible and Performing Arts HS


ST. LOUIS — At the least six individuals, together with the alleged suspect, have been injured in a reported capturing at a St. Louis highschool Monday morning.

Saint Louis Public Colleges initially mentioned two college students have been injured within the incident.

Police have been on the scene simply after 9:45 a.m. at Central Visible and Performing Arts Excessive College, the college district mentioned.

“The shooter was rapidly stopped by police inside CVPA. We have now studies of two college students injured and on the way in which to the hospital,” officers mentioned.

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St. Louis police confirmed in a tweet simply earlier than 10 a.m. the suspect was taken into custody.

A supply mentioned the suspect was injured, however the particular person’s situation was not instantly identified.

All different accidents may not have been gunshot wounds, the supply mentioned.

There weren’t believed to be any fatalities as of later Monday morning.

Each CVPA and Collegiate have been on lockdown.

College students have been nonetheless being evacuated from the colleges to protected and safe websites earlier than 10 a.m., and oldsters would be told on the place to choose up their college students.

The general public was requested to keep away from the world.

ABC Information contributed to this report.

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