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Old 05-07-2019, 08:43 PM
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"1 Student Killed, 7 Injured In Colorado School Shooting"

1 Student Killed, 7 Injured In Colorado School Shooting
Officials say one student is dead and seven students were injured in a shooting at a public charter school in Highlands Ranch, Colo., a suburb south of Denver.

In a tweet, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office said the deceased was an 18-year-old student at the STEM School.

"It is with extreme sadness that we can confirm that 1 student at the STEM School was killed in today's #stemshooting incident. The immediate family has been notified. Douglas County Coroner Jill Romann (who) has not officially identified the student is stating it's an 18 year old male," the tweet said.

No information was available about the seven other victims.

Two suspects are currently in custody. Douglas County Sheriff Tony Spurlock said one suspect is an adult male and the other is a juvenile male. Both are students at the STEM School. Spurlock said their names are being withheld pending further investigation. The suspects were not previously known to local law enforcement.

"This is a terrible event. This is something that no one wants to have happen in their community," Spurlock said in a press conference late Tuesday afternoon. "Two individuals walked into the STEM school, got deep inside the school and engaged students in two separate locations."

One student has been killed and seven injured in a school shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado.
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"We do have eight students in area hospitals right now. Several of them are in critical condition," he added.

All of the victims are 15 years and older.
How long has it been since the last school shooting? Six days ago in Charlotte?
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