Monday 5 December 2016

One killed in shooting at suburban Washington DC school

Published 06/05/2016 | 00:21

The shooting took place at High Point High School in Beltsville, Maryland
The shooting took place at High Point High School in Beltsville, Maryland

One person has been killed and another wounded in a shooting at a high school in suburban Washington DC.

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Prince George's County emergency services said the shooting took place at High Point High School in Beltsville, Maryland.

The county police department said on its Twitter account that an adult was fatally shot in what appears to have been a domestic incident.

Schools spokeswoman Sherrie Johnson said no students or staff were injured. She did not know what activities were going on at the school at the time of the shooting.

Fire department spokesman Mark Brady said the wounded person suffered non-life threatening injuries.

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