Maryland: Perry Hall High School student-on-student shooting, suspect in custody, victim air-lifted
Update with more on a possible shooter here: Possible Perry Hall High School Shooter? “First day of school, last day of my life. t(~_~t), f**k the world.”
A student at Perry Hall High School was shot on campus this morning, the first day of the new academic year, Baltimore County Police say, and another student was taken into custody.
The injured student, whose identity and extent of injury was not revealed, was taken by Medevac to an area hospital, authorities said. Students are being escorted to the nearby Perry Hall Shopping Center at the corner of Ebenezer Road and Belair Road, where parents can meet them, police said.
Hundreds of visibly shaken parents and others gathered at the Perry Hall Shopping Center at the corner of Ebenezer Road and Belair Road as police helicopters hovered overhead.
Senior Arielle Brown said students were in the cafeteria for about 15 minutes when they heard a pop, a sound she compared to the opening of a bag of chips.
Police say a suspect is in custody after the shooting of a student on the first day of classes at a high school near Baltimore.
Baltimore County police say the Perry Hall High School student was flown to a hospital after being shot Monday morning. Police say a suspect was taken into custody after the shooting but did not provide additional details.
WJZ-TV showed video of a shirtless male with his hands behind his back being put into a police cruiser.
The school was evacuated and students were taken to nearby Perry Hall Shopping Center. Parents can meet them there.