LAKE MARY, Fla.- Lake Mary High School was secured Wednesday. Morning after an eleventh-grade understudy lethally shot herself on grounds, as indicated by the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff Dennis Lemma said in a news gathering that an instructor announced hearing gunfire just before 8 a.m., around 10 minutes after the 17-year-old understudy requested to leave class and go to the restroom. The two school asset agents doled out to the school at 655 Longwood Lake Mary Road raced to an assembly hall expanding on grounds, where the gunfire was heard, and with the assistance of the school nurture, they attempted to give help to the person in question, yet they were ineffective, the sheriff said.
After the gunfire was accounted for, the school was put under a code red lockdown. Lemma said there was no danger to different understudies on grounds whenever. Appointees said the discharge was heard by a few people, yet specialists don’t trust some other understudies saw the episode.
It’s vague how the young lady got the firearm or to what extent it was in her ownership, Lemma said. The understudy’s name has not yet been discharged.
The shooting was at first detailed as a “separated occurrence.”
Video from News 6 helicopter Sky 6 demonstrates wrongdoing tape outside the hall at the school.
“Lake Mary High School was on a brief Code Red lockdown (Wednesday) morning as law enforcement was on scene to deal with an isolated incident,” Seminole County Public Schools representative Michael Lawrence said in an announcement. “All students are safe, and the lockdown has been lifted for normal school activities.”
“Any families wishing to pick up their student may do so by entering the Lake Mary High School campus by the entrance near the football field,” Lawrence said.”There will be no access to campus through the school’s main entrance. When you arrive on campus, please remain in your vehicle. A team of school staff will be present to assist with contacting your student. In addition, please present your valid photo ID when picking up your student.”
“The Seminole County Sheriff’s (Office) is on site and is working to resolve the situation,” the message said.
The sheriff advised understudies on the boisterous speaker at the school before holding the news gathering Wednesday that various assets were accessible to any individual who needs enthusiastic help.