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Md. Student Shot On First Day of School

August 27, 2012  | 

Baltimore County P.D.'s Chief Jim Johnson briefs the media on Monday. Screenshot via WBAL-TV
Baltimore County P.D.'s Chief Jim Johnson briefs the media on Monday. Screenshot via WBAL-TV

Police arrested a 15-year-old boy who opened fire in a high school cafeteria Monday on the first day of school at Perry Hall High School in Baltimore County.

The shooter, who was a student, was taken into custody after two school staff members him and pinned him against a vending machine.

One student was injured in the shooting and taken to a local hospital. His identity and the extent of injury was not revealed, reports the Baltimore Sun. Students were escorted to a nearby shopping center to be picked up by their parents.

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Teen Arrested In Ohio School Shooting

Tags: Campus Safety, School Shootings, Baltimore County PD


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Pray4Police @ 8/28/2012 6:17 AM

My thought is, where did this kid get the gun? If it was from his home, then his parents should be arrested for not keeping that gun secured. I am very thankful that no student was killed.

My prayers to the injured student, the students/staff traumatized by this, and to those officers that put their lives on the line daily. God bless you all!!

Sgt. Mike @ 8/30/2012 7:13 AM

Thank you Prey4Police I'm sure the investigation will address the guns source, and many more questions. No doubt any crime committed will be addressed by prosecutors.

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