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Tuesday 21 August 2018

Fatalities reported after shooting at Texas high school

The assistant principal of Santa Fe High School said a suspect has been ‘arrested and secured’.

School Shooting in Texas
School Shooting in Texas

By Associated Press Reporters

Police are reporting fatalities after a shooting at a Texas high school, according to local media.

Television station KHOU and the Houston Chronicle cited unnamed federal, county and police officials following the shooting at Santa Fe High School, about 30 miles south east of Houston.

The Associated Press has not been able to confirm the reports.

The school district confirmed an unspecified number of injuries but did not release further details.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted that one person is in custody and a second person has been detained.

Mr Gonzalez said a police officer was injured but the extent of the officer’s injuries is unknown.

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