In the school shooting that took place at the Science and Technology school in Denver area on Tuesday, an 18year-old student was killed and eight others were injured. Two suspects have been arrested today in association to the shooting.
Two shooters opened fire as they entered two classrooms in different locations inside STEM school Highlands Ranch, they shot at students, Authorities at the school stated. Several of the students who were shot are reportedly in critical conditions, the youngest victim is a 15years old.
Responding to the scene, two minutes after the shots had been fired within the school, before 2pm, the deputies released a statement saying :
The suspects are believed to be students at the school, he said. One is an adult of about 18 years old, male, and the other is believed to be a juvenile.
The incident rattled an area that just marked the 20th anniversary of the deadly shooting on the nearby Columbine High School campus. Douglas County Schools were also closed April 17 as authorities scrambled to find an armed Florida teen they said was infatuated with the Columbine massacre. The woman, authorities said, made threats before she traveled to Colorado, where she died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.