Des Moines School Shooting: 1 Dead, 2 in Critical Condition
One person is dead with two in critical condition following a mass shooting at Des Moines' East High School, according to authorities.
What we know right now
The shooting occurred outside the high school but on school grounds, according to a report from KCCI. The shooting, according to the same report, has left two teens in critical condition and another victim has died. They are, according to a CNN report, two male students and a female student.
The school is on lockdown, and residents were told to stay away from the scene. Police also confirmed they had suspects are in custody, as per the KCCI report.
Sgt. Paul Parizek of the Des Moines police also confirmed no one else was injured, and he does not believe there is a continued threat to the public. Another tweet from the DM Public Schools account echoes police requests that people not go to the school. Des Moines East has roughly 2,097 students enrolled, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics.
This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.
Police are using social media to keep the community updated.
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