Multiple people reported shot at Virginia high school, police responding to ‘major incident’ — RT USA News

FBI and the local police have responded to an alleged mass shooting at Heritage High School in Newport News, Virginia. Two schools have been put on lockdown amid unconfirmed reports of multiple casualties.

Newport News police reported a shooting at Heritage just before noon local time on Monday. There have been multiple reports of wounded and even killed, citing radio traffic from the site, but numbers of injuries or deaths have not been officially confirmed.

“Two people were taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds that are not believed to be life-threatening,” police said just after 1 pm. Any reports of active shooters at other schools in the city are “false,” they added.

Both Heritage and the nearby Achievable Dream Academy have been placed on lockdown, local media reported. Police said that Heritage students are being evacuated to the nearby outdoor tennis courts, where parents can pick them up.

The FBI field office in nearby Norfolk is assisting the Newport News police.

Newport News is the fifth-largest city in Virginia, with around 180,000 residents. It is part of the Hampton Roads metroplex, west of Hampton and north of Norfolk, Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. 


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