Suspect held in US school shooting

2012-02-27 16:26
Chardon - Officials say students were shot at a high school in the US state of Ohio and a suspect is in custody.

Civil deputy Erin Knife with the Sheriff's Office says the shooting was reported on Monday morning at Chardon High School.

Knife says she doesn't have the number of victims yet, and says a single person is suspected in the shooting.

Superintendent Joseph Bergant II tells television station WKYC that the alleged culprit is in custody. He says he doesn't know the extent of the students' injuries.

Schools in the area are locked down.

Chardon is about 50km east of Cleveland.

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