The Berrendo Middle School in Roswell, New Mexico, is the scene of the nation’s latest school shooting. The shooter is in police custody, according the Roswell Police Department’s Facebook page. The school remains in lock down.
Two students were taken to Eastern New Mexico Medical Center, according to CNN. Local television station KRQE-13 reported a third child was airlifted to a Texas hospital.
The shooting occurred shortly after 8 a.m. local (NM) time. A press conference is scheduled for 1 p.m. local (NM) time.
The last school shooting in New Mexico was 19 November 1999 at Deming Middle School in Demming. One student was killed.
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