Shooting at Colorado school leaves 1 dead and 7 injured
HIGHLANDS RANCH, COLORADO — Two male students opened fire at a science and technology school in suburban Denver last Tuesday, Reuters reports.
Two individuals, one adult, and an underage student, entered a STEM School in Highlands Ranch, Denver armed with at least one handgun and attacked their classmates last Tuesday afternoon.
According to authorities, the two individuals opened fire at two different locations in the school before 2 p.m.
During a press briefing, Douglas County Sheriff, Tony Spurlock, stated that authorities arrived at the school within two minutes of the first report and struggled with the suspects before apprehending them.
According to authorities, the shooting left one 18-year-old student dead and 7 others injured.
The youngest victim was15 years old.
The Highlands Ranch incident occurred not far from Columbine Highschool and just weeks after the 20th anniversary of the deadly high school shooting.