Santa Fe High School: Up to 10 dead in shooting – BBC News


Between eight and 10 people have been killed in a shooting at a Texas high school, says police.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez told reporters the majority of the dead at Santa Fe High School were students.

A student is in custody after the attack at the school, which is about 40 miles (65km) south of Houston.

The death toll makes this the deadliest school shooting since the one in February at Parkland, Florida.

That attack left 17 dead and spawned a nationwide youth-led campaign for gun control.

The Texas school district confirmed that people were injured in an “active shooter” incident as classes began on Friday morning.

Sheriff Gonzalez said his officers were tackling a “multiple-casualty incident”, but the final number of dead is unclear.

He earlier tweeted: “An injured police officer is being treated, the extent of his injuries are unknown.”

 

Source: Santa Fe High School: Up to 10 dead in shooting – BBC News

One thought on “Santa Fe High School: Up to 10 dead in shooting – BBC News

  1. When will Trump and the NRA wake up, as it is less guns in America not more that is required. Also the vetting system needs to be more robust to ensure people who shoot to kill innocent people do not have the opportunity to obtain guns.

    Even if everyone in America had a gun or guns this would not stop these killings, as in fact it would increase them.

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