Aug 30, 2013

CBS affiliate WFMY is reporting a shooting at Carver high school in Winston-Salem, N.C., and that a student is in custody.

According to Chief Barry Rountree with the Winston-Salem Police Department, one student of the school has been shot and has been transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center with “non-life threatening injuries”. The shooting occurred right before classes dismissed for the day, and took place at the end of a “fire drill”.

A school resource officer was able to take the student into custody without any further incidents, and the school, which has about 700 students enrolled, was in lockdown mode this afternoon. Police still don’t know if the students involved were friends or were arguing before the shots rang out.

According to the station, a school resource officer was able to take the student into custody without incident, police say. The school was placed on lockdown Friday afternoon.

Police said it is not clear whether the students involved were friends or had any sort of argument prior to the shooting.

 

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