[ad_1] A student was killed and another was injured in a shooting outside a school in Minnesota Tuesday afternoon, police said. The shooting happene
A student was killed and another was injured in a shooting outside a school in Minnesota Tuesday afternoon, police said.
The shooting happened outside the South Education Center in Richfield, Minnesota, around 12:07 p.m., Chief Jay Henthorne said.
Responding officers found two students who’d been shot on the sidewalk outside the school, Henthorne said, adding that the suspects had fled the scene.
The students were rushed to the hospital. One of them died from his injuries, while the other remains hospitalized in critical condition, Henthorne said.
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South Education Center and other area schools were placed on lockdown while officers conducted a search before determining there was no longer a threat.
The incident remains under investigation and law enforcement is searching for the suspects, Henthorne said.
Anyone with information on the matter is being asked to call 1-800-FBI (1-800-225-5324).
District Superintendent Sandy Lewandowski said the school remains in constant contact with police as they continue their investigation.
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“We express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victims,” Lewandowski said in a statement. “We are deeply saddened by this incident and will work to support the family, classmates and staff as much as we can.”
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.