Two Students Injured in Shooting at Lamar High School in Arlington, Campus on Lockdown
The news of a shooting at Lamar High School in Arlington has shocked the community. According to reports, two students were injured in the shooting that took place outside the school building. The campus is currently on lockdown, but the scene has been secured, and the suspected shooter is in custody.
The injured students were immediately taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Their condition is currently unknown, and authorities have not released any information regarding the motive behind the shooting.
Suspected Shooter in Custody, Lamar HS Secured
Parents and loved ones of the students at Lamar High School are understandably concerned, and officials have urged them to stay away from the school until further notice. The investigation is ongoing, and we will provide updates as soon as they become available.
In the meantime, our thoughts are with the injured students and their families, as well as with the entire Lamar High School community.
This morning, we responded to Lamar High School to investigate a reported shooting that took place outside the school building.
The scene is secure and the suspected shooter is in custody.
Lamar HS is currently on lockdown.
We will release more details when we’re able to. pic.twitter.com/BdOmx9x3m2
— Arlington, TX Police (@ArlingtonPD) March 20, 2023
Arlington ISD will reunite parents & Lamar HS Students at the Athletics Center on Division St once the high school is cleared following shooting that left 2 students injured with 1 person in custody Monday morning. @wfaa @ArlingtonPD @LamarHigh @ArlingtonISD pic.twitter.com/wSiOyLb8Ku
— Scoop Jefferson (@scoopjefferson) March 20, 2023