Suspect in Custody After Texas School Shooting


Police report that a person is in custody Monday morning after opening fire at a Texas high school in Ellis County.

The status of the victims is unclear at this time.

Sheriff’s official say a 15 year old girl was hurt and has been airlifted to Parkland Hospital in Dallas.  

The shooting was reported at Italy High School, about 45 miles south of Dallas, shortly before eight a-m local time.

Police and emergency crews are at the scene.

Ellis County sheriff is not yet sharing any details of the shooting except to say they have a male suspect in custody.

Students at the school were first on lockdown but have since been moved to a building near the campus.

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