A gunman opened fire in the cafeteria of Chardon High School near Cleveland, Ohio, Monday morning. Half a mile away, the FBI arrested a suspect, believed to be a student.
Police received a report saying another student may have been involved. Students were sent to a nearby elementary, where police searched backpacks and belongings. The high school is on lockdown as of 8:30 a.m.
A 17-year-old boy is listed in serious condition at Hillcrest Hospital. An 18-year-old girl is listed in stable condition.
Multiple sources have identified the gunman as Chardon junior T.J. Lane, who may have tweeted about bringing a gun to school.
Two teachers, Coach Frank Hall and Joseph Ricci, allegedly chased the gunman out of the school. See students’ tweets recounting the event and the teachers’ bravery.
CBS: “The student killed in a shooting at Chardon High School Monday has been identified as Daniel Parmertor.
Parmertor, an aspiring computer repairman, was shot while waiting for the bus for his daily 15-minute ride to a vocational center.”
Charton’s 911 call:
Students screamed and ran in panic through the halls when gunfire broke out around 7:30 a.m. at the 1,100-student Chardon High School.
Heather Ziska, 17, said she was in the cafeteria when she and other students heard popping noises in the hall. She said she saw a boy she recognized as a fellow student come into the cafeteria and start shooting.
She said she and several others immediately ran outside, while other friends ran into a middle school and others locked themselves in a teachers’ lounge.
“Everybody just started running,” said 17-year-old Megan Hennessy, who was in class when she heard loud noises. “Everyone was running and screaming down the hallway.”
Details are still coming in.