Police Investigate Reported Shooting At North Carolina High School
Now that summer is over and students are returning to classrooms, school shootings are returning to the headlines as well.
Local police announced that a North Carolina high school is on lockdown after a shooting on school property. Winston-Salem police tweeted shortly after 1300ET on Wednesday that they were investigating a shooting on the grounds of a local high school.
Mount Tabor High School’s campus has been secured and police “are doing everything possible to keep students safe,” the Winston-Salem Police Department tweeted.
“We are actively investigating what happened and will share confirmed information when available,” police added.
Mount Tabor High School is on lockdown. There has been a shooting on school property. We and the WSPD have secured the campus and are doing everything possible to keep students safe. We are actively investigating what happened and will share confirmed information when available.
— cityofwspolice (@cityofwspolice) September 1, 2021
FBI and ATF agents are also responding to the scene. Students are heading to a local YMCA where they can be reunited with their parents, the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office said.
Wed, 09/01/2021 – 13:20