Update (1524 EST): One male student has died from his injuries. The suspect, a juvenile, is being charged with capital murder.
Two high school students have been shot and a suspect is in custody after he opened fire in front of Lamar High School in Arlington, TX. At least three shots were fired and four students were injured in the ensuing scuffle. It is not currently clear how the suspect was detained. It is also not clear at this time if this was gang related or a targeted shooting.
Parents, please look out for info from our partners at @ArlingtonISD regarding student release.
Lamar HS is currently on lockdown and you will not be allowed on campus.
The scene is secure. But per protocols, officers must clear the entire building, which could take time. pic.twitter.com/w45WLDd1zC
— Arlington, TX Police (@ArlingtonPD) March 20, 2023