According to the latest information, the attacker killed eight schoolchildren.
The school Santa Fe High School, which is located in the Santa Fe city of Texas, at the beginning of the school day there was shooting, local media reported referring to sources. According to CNN, at least eight people became the victim of the criminal.
The first shots were heard at 7:45 am local time. According toeyewitnesses, the criminal entered the art class and opened fire from a weapon similar to a shotgun. Students were evacuated from the building to a nearby gym and on to the street.
According to the police, the officers detained one of the suspects in the shooting and placed the second in custody. One of the policemen was wounded in the shooting and received medical treatment.
In Santa Fe live about 13 thousand people, the school is visited by 1,400 pupils. This is the third such case for the last week and the 22nd in the US since the beginning of 2018. Donald Trump was informed about what had happened.
School shooting in Texas. Early reports not looking good. God bless all!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 18 May 2018