MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina police say a male student shot by another student at a high school has died.READ MORE: Man Shot In The Head Inside Wilkinsburg Apartment
Capt. Stason Tyrrell of the Matthews Police Department announced the news late Monday morning. Officials said earlier in the day that the Butler High School student had been brought to a hospital in critical condition.
Tyrrell didn’t release the victim’s age or identity but referred to the student as a male.READ MORE: Travel Restrictions Tighten As COVID-19 Omicron Variant Concerns Grow
Tyrrell said a fight inside the school led to the shooting. The suspect, also a student, is in custody.
A lockdown was lifted at the school Monday morning and parents were allowed to pick up their children.MORE NEWS: Recall Issued For Hundreds Of Thousands Of Pounds Of Meat Over Listeria Concerns
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