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BREAKING: At Least 3 Teens In Critical Condition After Shooting At Iowa High School

Des Moines, IA – At least three students are in critical condition after gunfire erupted outside East High School in Des Moines on Monday afternoon.

Des Moines police confirmed that there are “multiple shooting victims outside of the school” located in the 800-block of East 13th Street, KETV reported.

The school is located just north of Interstate 235, less that one mile from the Iowa state Capitol building, KMTV reported.

The shootings occurred on March 7 on school property but outside of the actual building.

Police said three teenagers were transported to the hospital in critical condition, KETV reported.

East High School was placed on lockdown and police shut down the surrounding streets.

Des Moines Police Sergeant Paul Parizek said the suspects in the shootings have been detained, KETV reported.

Sgt. Parizek said police do not believe there is any continued threat at the high school.

Police have not identified the shooting victims, nor have officials confirmed that they are students, according to KETV.

Authorities also have not released any details about what sparked the shootings or the suspects who were taken into custody.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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