2 Hurt after Reported Shooting at Middle School in Roswell, NM

National and World News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
New Mexico School Shooting
A shooting erupted Tuesday morning, January 14, 2014, at Berrendo Middle School in Roswell, New Mexico, police said.

(CNN) — Two children were taken to a hospital after a report of a shooting at Berrendo Middle School in Roswell, New Mexico, a spokeswoman for the hospital said Tuesday.

They were taken to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, where their conditions were not immediately available, she said.

The state Department of Public Safety said in a news release that state and local police were called to the school at 8:11 a.m. and that “there are preliminary reports of injury,” though their number and extent were not immediately known.

State Police Public Information Officer Emmanuel Gutierrez said the threat had been “alleviated” and children were being bused from the school.

The Roswell Police Department’s Facebook page said a suspect has been apprehended.

The Facebook post by Roswell police said the school was placed on lockdown after the shooting.

More information to come. Stick with FOX40 for updates.

The-CNN-Wire
™ & © 2014 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved

Trending

Don't miss

More Featured

Latest News

More News