ONE student was reportedly shot and rushed to hospital as gunfire erupted at a high school.
Reports emerged of a shooting at the Wilmington, North Carolina, school just before 12pm local time on Monday.
The school board confirmed that the high school had been placed on lockdown after the claims emerged.
“New Hanover High School is currently on lockdown. We are asking families to NOT come to the building,” they wrote.
“Law enforcement is currently on the scene. We will update our New Hanover High School families as more information becomes available.”
Police confirmed that there was a shooting at the high school and that they were on the scene.
Lt. Jerry Brewer with the sheriff’s office told WECT that one student was shot and taken to the hospital.
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