One student was killed and another was critically injured in a shooting outside Minneapolis school on Tuesday. It was confirmed by the police.
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One student was killed and another is in critical condition after a shooting on Tuesday outside a school near Minneapolis. The officials have confirmed the news. officers were called to the South Education center at 12.07 pm. As they arrived, They discovered two students were shot on the sidewalk of the school, Richfield Police Chief Jay Henthorne stated.
According to Henthrone suspect fled immediately. All the schools in that area were locked down. After the search of South Education Center, police determined that, There is no further threat existed, also all the other lockdowns were lifted.
Suspects of the Case
Police chief Jay Henthrone stated that students were shot shortly afternoon. After about 6 hours later, Police executed search warrants at both houses, arresting both the suspects and seizing the handgun. Police also said on Tuesday night that Two people have been arrested and the handgun have been recovered. The name of the suspects or the motive are not released yet. Police were scheduling a news conference for some time Wednesday.
Insights of the News
Damik Braynt, Family friend and others identified the student who was killed to local media outlets as Jahmari Rice, Who was just 15. He was recently transferred into the school. Damik Braynt is the brother of Daunte Wright, Whose fatal shooting by former Brooklyn Center Police officer Kim Potter last april fueled protests around the nation.
Friends and classmates gathered on Tuesday night at an impromptu memorial with flowers, balloons and candles.
According to Richfield middle school principal Erica Barlow, Some officers seemingly responded to the wrong school in all the chaotic moment after the shooting. In a Facebook post Barlow said police and emergency Medical support personnel accidentally rushed to her school, Then quickly after realizing their mistake.
Barlow wrote ” The officers had weapons drawn and were in bullet-proof vests. It is unlikely that many students witnessed the event, as they were in class at the time. However, it is much important that you are aware of the incident in the event that your child hears about it, as some children may be deeply impacted by this type of news.”
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