Monday 19 November, 2018

BREAKING: Suspect in custody after US school shooting

Screenshot from Twitter of tweet from Ellis County police

Screenshot from Twitter of tweet from Ellis County police

A suspect is in custody after a shooting at a high school in Texas, police say.

The incident took place at Italy High School, 45 miles south of Dallas in Ellis County.

Ellis County Police tweeted: “Italy TX school shooting. Suspect in custody. More information to come.”

A later tweet from the police said students were being moved under guard as an investigation continued.

There is no official information on casualties as yet. Unconfirmed reports on US media said one person had been injured and was being transferred to hospital.