At least seven injured when shooting in Colorado, two suspects in custody

DENVER: On Tuesday Afternoon, At Least Seven People Were Injured When Gunfire Erupted In A Science And Technology School In Denver, And Two Suspects Were Arrested, Law Enforcement Officers And Hospital Officials.

The Douglas County Sheriff Office ' Said The Delegates Heard Shots From The Science, Technology, Engineering And Math (STEM) School In Highlands Ranch, About 40 Km South Denver , When They Arrived To Investigate Reports On Gunshots.

A Man Identifying Himself As Fernando Montoya Said His 17-year-old Son, A Junior At VOTE, Was Shot Three Times And One Of His Friends Was Wounded.

He Said That His Son, Who Was Later Released From A Hospital, Told Him That An Archer Walked Into The Room And Opened The Fire With A Gun And That There Was Already An Archer In The Class.

He Said A Guy Pulled A Pistol Out Of A Guitar Case And Started To Shoot, Montoya Told ABC Affiliate Denver 7.

Seven People, And Possibly An Eighth, Were Brought To A Hospital With Injuries. Undersheriff Holly Nicholson-Kluth Told Reporters. Two Presumably Younger Suspects Were Taken Into Custody.

Nicholson-Kluth Could Not Confirm Details About The Shooting. It Was Immediately Known Whether There Were Dead Victims And There Was No Information Available About The Condition Of The Wounded.

She Did Not Know The Ages Of The Victims Or Were Students At The School, Which Combines Primary, Secondary And Secondary School Classes On One Campus. But She Said The Shooting Broke Out In The Middle Part Of The School.

The Shooting Took Place Less Than A Month After The 20th Anniversary Of The Massacre At Columbine High School In Nearby Littleton, About Eight Kilometers From The STEM School. In 1999, Two Columbine Students Killed 13 People Before Committing Suicide In What Is Still One Of The Deadliest Shootings At Schools In American History.

Tuesday, Law Enforcement Officers In First Instance Searched For VOTE FOR A POSSIBLE THIRD DEFENSE, But Police Later Determined That The Two Had Been In Custody Only, Nicholson-Kluth Said.

When Delegates Entered The Building," A Fight Seemed To Go On" At That Time, The Undersheriff Said. She Said That No Police Officers Were Assigned To The Campus.

A Student Who Was Not Identified Told Denver Television Station KUSA TV Outside The School After The Shooting That The Violence Had Left Him A Bit Shaky And Scared, But Smooth That I Didn ' T Get Hurt.

Colorado Governor Jared Policy Said He Sent Additional State Enforcement Officers To The Location.

We Make All Our Sources For Public Security Available To The Sheriff ' S Department Of Douglas County To Help Protect The Site And Evacuate The Students, Policy Wrote Further.

The Department Of Sheriff &s; X27; S Guided Parents To Go To A Nearby Recreation Center To Include Their Children.

Local Television Displayed Dozens Of Police And Fire Fighting Vehicles Around The School, While Delegates Conducted Room-to-Room Campus Investigation.

The Denver Post Reported That All Schools In The Area Where Placed On As Security Lockdown While Police And Fire Crews Were Addressed To The Scene.

Some Of The Worst Mass Shootings In The United States Have Occurred In Colorado. In Addition To Columbine, A Man Opened Fire At A Movie Theater In Aurora, Colorado, In 2012, 12 People And Injuring Killing Scores More.

The Bloodshed In Colorado Came One Week To The Day After A 22-year-old Gunman Opened Fire On The Charlotte Campus Of The University Of North Carolina , Killing Two People And Injuring Four Others. De Schutter Was Disarmed And Arrested Later.

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