Santa Fe, TX – KHOU reports that 8 people were reportedly killed in the active shooter at Santa Fe High School on Friday at around 7:30 a.m.
One officer was hit in the shooting and it being airlifted to the hospital.
Houston Police Officers Union President Joe Gamaldi tweeted, “Please keep the officers in your prayers as one officer is being life flighted to the hospital.”
Witnesses report that the a substitute teacher saw the gunman enter with a shotgun. The teacher pulled the fire alarm to get people out.
Multiple witnesses have described the shooter being armed with a pump-action shotgun.
At least one suspect is in custody and a second person has been detained.
The immediate threat appears to be eliminated. The shooter was described as a likely student.
Officers are investigating multiple suspicious packages that they believe were left by the shooter.
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