Female Student Shot, Suspect in Custody in Italy High School Shooting

by Sophie Craig January 23, 2018, 1:54
Female Student Shot, Suspect in Custody in Italy High School Shooting

There's only one high school in the town.

The shooting took place at Italy High School, about 45 miles south of Dallas, at around 8 a.m. local time, officials told local media outlets. Both teens were students at the school.

A 16-year-old boy shot a 15-year-old girl in a Texas high school cafeteria Monday, officials said. As of the 2016-2017 school year, it had 281 students.

It's unclear what led to the shooting. He said it was also working to make sure grief counselling was available for students.

Fitzgerald and school district superintendent Lee Joffre said at a news conference that they don't know the relationship between the boy and girl. The victim was airlifted to Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, and her condition isn't yet known. Suspect in custody. More information to come. He would not say whether the boy has had disciplinary issues at the school.

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Italy High School was temporarily on lockdown, but students are being evacuated to a nearby building as the investigation continues.

Joffre says the district is working to reunite parents with their children.

Italy promotes itself as "The Biggest Little Town In Texas" and is located just off Interstate 35 between Dallas and Waco. Unconfirmed reports on U.S. media said one person had been injured and was being transferred to hospital.

Other details were not released.


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