“Let’s go, let’s go!” Fear and panic at Santa Fe High School.
“They’re having a shooting at the high school… officer down, shooter not in custody.”
The school going on lockdown after reports of shots fired on campus around 8am, students saying they first heard fire alarms, then gunfire.
Dakota Shrader, Student, tells us, “Soon, as the alarms went off, everyone started running outside and I looked at the building and all you could hear was, ‘boom, boom, boom’.”
Parents waiting anxiously, hoping to find their children.
Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, saying, “We need to do more than just pray for the victims and their families.”
“Finally, they were leading her out of the school, thank God she’s okay.”
Authorities confirming multiple people are dead, but the threat of danger extends beyond the high school. Walter Braun, Chief of Santa Fe ISD PD, says, “There have been explosive devices found in the high school and around the high school.”
Investigators say one person is in custody and another person of interest has been detained.
President Trump addressing the shooting from the White House, vowing to keep students safe. “My administration is determined to do everything in our power to protect our students, secure our schools, and to keep weapons out of the hands of those who pose a threat to themselves, and to others.”
This latest mass shooting comes after the deadly high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, and outrage and frustration over these incidents are growing.
“I shouldn’t be going through this. It’s my school, this is my daily life. I shouldn’t have to feel like that, and I feel scared to even go back.”
–Chauncy Glover, ABC News