Staff member shot at Baltimore high school, suspect in custody
Police say a man entered the school and shot a school staff member; the suspect is in custody
BALTIMORE — A staff member was shot at Frederick Douglass High School on Friday, the Baltimore Sun reports.
According to police, a 25-year-old entered the school around noon and shot a 56-year-old hall monitor. He’s in serious but stable condition.
“The shooter is in custody and students are safe,” said schools spokeswoman Anne Fullerton.
No students were involved in the incident. The school dismissed at 1:15 p.m. “to enable the police investigation,” according to the school system.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan tweeted he was “closely monitoring” the situation.
We are closely monitoring the situation at Frederick Douglass High School. The state stands ready to provide any support necessary to the school, community, law enforcement, and first responders. https://t.co/OVuC0kLaTN— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) February 8, 2019
Appears students are being let out at Frederick Douglass High School, where a person was shot earlier today. pic.twitter.com/GK8qTfJ1rr— Sarah Meehan (@sarahvmeehan) February 8, 2019
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