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2 killed in shooting at St. Louis high college; gunman also killed

A lady and a teenage lady have been killed Monday morning in a shooting inside a St. Louis high college, authorities mentioned. The gunman was also killed in the shooting, police mentioned, and at least six others have been taken to hospitals with accidents.

The shooting was reported simply after 9 a.m. at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School, prompting tons of of scholars to depart the constructing, lots of them operating.

St. Louis Public Schools said on Twitter that the shooter was “quickly stopped” by police.

The FBI mentioned in an announcement later Monday morning that there was now not an “immediate threat” at the varsity. The district mentioned the injured college students have been on the best way to a hospital, however didn’t point out how badly they have been injured.

One scholar, 16-year-old Taniya Gholston, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch she was in a room when the shooter entered.

“All I heard was two shots and he came in there with a gun,” Gholston mentioned. “And I was trying to run and I couldn’t run. Me and him made eye contact but I made it out because his gun got jammed. But we saw blood on the floor.”

TV experiences mentioned officers entered the world with weapons drawn shortly after 9 a.m. Crime tape was positioned across the college and a few mother and father arrived to select up children and verify on their security.

Parents have been urged to select up their youngsters at Gateway STEM High School.

Central Visual and Performing Arts High School is a magnet college specializing in visible artwork, musical artwork and performing artwork. The district web site says the varsity’s (*2*)

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