Shooting Reported: High School on Lockdown

March 20, 2018


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Great Mills High School in Maryland of St. Mary's County Public Schools has confirmed that there was a shooting on its campus Tuesday morning. The school is on lockdown.

"There has been a shooting at Great Mills High School," the school district wrote on Twitter. "The school is on lock down; the event is contained, the Sheriff's office on the scene, additional information to follow."


Maryland State Police told Fox News that they have responded to the incident and were on site. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives [ATF] agents were also en route to the scene as well.


The school district is strongly warning parents to not "respond to the school" but instead go to a neighboring high school, Leonardtown High, where they can pick up kids.


According to NBC Washington, there have been reports of several injuries, but has not been confirmed by police.

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan tweeted Tuesday that they "are closely monitoring the situation at Great Mills High School."


The incident has been contained with no reports of fatalities. The school is located about 60 miles from Washington D.C.


More information to follow. Please keep everyone in your prayers.

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