Great Mills High School in Maryland has been placed on lockdown after a shooting Tuesday morning, police confirmed.
Maryland Democratic Gov. Larry Hogan released a statement, minutes after the news broke.
“We are closely monitoring the situation at Great Mills High School. MDSP is in touch with local law enforcement and ready to provide support. Our prayers are with students, school personnel, and first responders,” Hogan said in the statement.
Two were people were reportedly shot and both were transported to local hospitals. The alleged shooter was also transported to a hospital, although it is unclear if the alleged shooter was shot. No fatalities have been reported.
BREAKING: A school shooting has been reported at Great Mills High School in Maryland. The school is on lockdown, sheriff’s office is on the scene. pic.twitter.com/yGIeLh1wAp
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) March 20, 2018
Agents from the FBI in southern MD are on scene assisting @firstsheriff at Great Mills High School in Saint Mary’s County. Evidence Response Team is on standby.
— FBI Baltimore (@FBIBaltimore) March 20, 2018
We are aware of the situation at Great Mills High School. GMHS parents, please report to our auditorium. Leonardtown High School students are safe.
— Leonardtown HS (@LHS_SMCPS) March 20, 2018
There has been a Shooting at Great Mills High School. The school is on lock down the event is contained, the Sheriff’s office is on the scene additional information to follow.
Parents/Guardians should go to Leonardtown HS for reunification with GMHS students
— SMCPS_MD (@SMCPS_MD) March 20, 2018
We are closely monitoring the situation at Great Mills High School. @MDSP is in touch with local law enforcement and ready to provide support. Our prayers are with students, school personnel, and first responders.
— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) March 20, 2018
Here’s a look from the scene outside Great Mills High School in Great Mills, Maryland, which is currently on lockdown after a shooting at the school, St. Mary’s County Public Schools says https://t.co/O0tm9C2l8Xpic.twitter.com/2dJ05pghF6
— CNN (@CNN) March 20, 2018
It is still unclear if the two shot were students or were employed by the school. The name of the shooter has not yet been released.
(This post will be updated as more information becomes available.)
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