Suara.com – Shooting incidents in the United States have occurred again. The Associated Press news agency reported, citing authorities, that a shooting incident at a secondary school in eastern Idaho on Thursday (6/5), injured two students and a school guard, and a male student has been detained.
Jefferson County Sheriff Steve Anderson said the injuries to the victims were not suspected to be life threatening.
“Today we are faced with the worst nightmare of a school district. We witnessed a shooting at Rigby Middle School, ”said Jefferson School District Inspector Chad Martin.
“What we know so far is, the shooter has been arrested. There are no further threats to the students. “
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The police were called to the school at around 9:15 a.m. Several law enforcement agencies were also present at the crime scene (TKP).
Students were evacuated to another school, and parents came to pick up their children.
Bonneville County Sheriff, Sgt Bryan Lovell, said the investigation was ongoing and there was no additional information. He said the school was still checking the whereabouts of all the students and releasing them from their studies.
Rigby is a small town about 145 kilometers northwest of Yellowstone National Park. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Rigby Middle School has about 1,500 students from grades six to eight.
“I pray for the lives and safety of those involved in today’s tragic incident,” Idaho Governor Brad Little said in a statement.
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“Thanks to our law enforcement agencies, and school leaders, for their efforts to respond to this incident.” (Source: VOA Indonesia)
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