Three dead, including suspected shooter, in Missouri high school shooting

At least three people, including a suspected shooter, have been killed in a shooting at a high school in the city of St. Louis, Missouri, in the American Midwest.

St. Louis Police Commissioner Michael Sack said six other people were injured in Monday morning’s shooting at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School.

He said the dead included an adult woman, a teenage girl and the suspected shooter.

The students at the school told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that many of them barricaded themselves in their classrooms to stay safe.

David Williams, a math teacher at the school, told the newspaper that the school principal came over the loudspeaker around 9 a.m. and said the code word indicating that a school shooter was coming. was in the building.

St. Louis Public Schools said on Twitter that the shooter was “promptly arrested by police inside the CPVA.”

The Associated Press cited local television reports that police entered the area with firearms shortly after 9 a.m.

The suspected shooter has not been identified but was described by police as a man in his 20s.

Central Visual and Performing Arts High School specializes in visual and performing arts.

Some information in this report comes from The Associated Press.

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