Skip to comments.Police: 1 student hurt, high school evacuated in shooting on campus in Louisville
Posted on 09/30/2014 12:14:31 PM PDT by Citizen Zed
A high school student was injured and one person was being sought after a shooting at a high school in southern Louisville, police said Tuesday.
The student had non-life threatening injuries and was reunited with parents at University Hospital, Officer Phil Russell said. He didn't say if the injured student and shooter knew each other or if the shooter was a student at Fern Creek Traditional High School.
Russell said the suspect left the 1,400-student school immediately after firing the shot.
"It appears it is an isolated incident that happened just inside the school," Russell said. "Obviously a large crime scene, but it was isolated to just inside the building."
Video from television stations showed police escorting students with their hands over their heads out of the school in the southern part of the city to a nearby softball field.
Police cars surrounded the 91-year-old school.
Jefferson County Public Schools spokesman Ben Jackey said the school went into lockdown with students put in classrooms. After police arrived, students were led out before being taken to a nearby park for dismissal.
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I think they were actually on their heads. Which means you are a prisoner.
Another sad incident.
Louisville police department spokeswoman is now saying they are looking for "a male, about 6-foot-5, wearing a gray hoodie, black pants with a gray stripe, and about 15-16 years old...we're not sure if he is a student at Fern Creek High School, but we do know that he's a younger individual."
I would say that not telling us the suspect's race does actually, indeed, tell us what his race is. No concrete facts yet, but local bloggers here are saying the shooter was trying to buy an iPad from a female student with counterfeit bills and that, when the seller wouldn't accept the fake money, he shot her and fled the scene.
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