At least 2 shot inside St. Louis high school, prompting massive police response: school officials

At least two students were shot inside a high school in southern St. Louis, Missouri on Monday, according to public school officials.

Saint Louis Public Schools announced that at least two students have been transported to a local hospital, and police are on the scene. 

“Police are on site at Central Visual and Performing Arts this morning following reports of an active shooter and both CVPA and Collegiate are on lockdown. The shooter was quickly stopped by police inside CVPA. We have reports of 2 students injured and on the way to the hospital,” SLPS announced in a statement.

“Students are still being evacuated from the schools and to safe and secure sites. We will send information on where parents can reunite with students,” the statement continued.

Other reports suggested that at least three people had been shot inside the school and that the suspect was in custody.

This is a developing story. Check back soon for updates.

At least two students were shot inside a St. Louis public high school on Monday, school administrators announced. The two students are being transported to the hospital.

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