1 Student Fatally Shot at North Carolina High School
This is the second high school shooting in North Carolina in three days. The gunman is believed to also be a student.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina – One student was fatally shot Wednesday at a high school in North Carolina.
The incident happened just after noon at Mount Tabor High School in Forsyth County, and the school was placed on lockdown within 45 minutes, reports ABC11.
The victim, identified as William Chavis Raynard Miller Jr., was transported to Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, which is a Level 1 trauma center. He succumbed to his injuries at the hospital, reports WXII12.
The suspected shooter, who is believed to also be a student, fled the scene, and law enforcement searched for them for six hours before apprehending them without incident, reports ABC News. It is believed there was only one gunman.
Immediately after the shooting, parents were instructed not to come to the school. All of the students were put in secure locations on campus. After they were accounted for, they were taken to a local Harris Teeter store where they were reunited with their parents.
This is the second high school shooting in North Carolina in three days. The previous shooting happened in Wilmington on Monday.
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