HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. – Authorities say a shooting at a suburban Denver school has injured several students.
Just before 2 p.m. on Tuesday, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said they responded to the STEM School Highlands Ranch on a possible shooting.
The school district said that the public charter school was under lockdown as deputies headed to the scene.
Initial reports indicate that two suspects are in custody, and that ‘multiple’ students are hurt. Officials say some of the wounded students are still at the scene and will be taken to a hospital soon.
At this point, the extent of the injuries is not known.
The STEM School Highlands Ranch has more than 1,850 students in kindergarten through 12th grades.
The sheriff’s office directed parents to a recreational center to pick up their children.
#stemshooting, at 1:53 pm responded to STEM school off Ridgeline Blvd in HR on call of shots fired in school, first update, 2 injured, deputies in process of identifying and locating shooter(s). Still active and unstable scene.
— DC Sheriff (@dcsheriff) May 7, 2019