The Indy Star reports that a school shooting in Noblesville, Indiana this morning resulted in the arrest of one suspect and critical injuries to two victims. 911 dispatchers received a call at 9:06 a.m. about an active shooter situation at Noblesville West Middle School, and law enforcement responded immediately.
One teenage girl and an adult teacher were injured and taken to the hospital for treatment. No details are available on their specific injuries.
One male student has been detained in connection with the shooting.
Police were also seen leading someone in handcuffs from the high school at 11:10 a.m., and a second threat put the Noblesville High School on lockdown. That threat is not believed to be connected to the middle school shooting.
Middle school students were bused to the high school, and melee erupted as parents tried to search for their children.
Earlier this month, the Indiana General Assembly held a special session to address school safety. $5 million was approved for safety improvement grants and $35 million was made available for school safety loans. The approved bill also called for school safety audits and allows schools to barricade doors for three minutes during a fire alarm or active shooter situation.
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