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Secondary threat made to Indiana school district following active shooter at middle school

Posted at 12:12 PM, May 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-25 12:12:34-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- A second threat was made to Noblesville High School in addition to the active shooter at Noblesville West Middle School, police confirmed Friday.

Noblesville Police Chief Kevin Jowitt confirmed the threat to the high school at an 11 a.m. press conference on the situation at the middle school.

MAIN STORY | Two shot at Noblesville West Middle School

“We’re also aware of a secondary threat that has been made to Noblesville High School," Jowitt said. "We have multiple officers and a command post established at Noblesville High School there who are diligently ensuring the safety of students and staff there. We have not received any information that this has been anything other than a communicated threat."

Two people, a teacher and a student, were shot by an unidentified shooter early Friday morning at Noblesville West Middle School. As of 11:30 a.m., police said they had the suspected shooter, a student at the school, in custody.

The adult victim of that shooting was transported to IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. The juvenile was taken to Riley Hospital for Children. Both were reportedly in critical condition.

Noblesville Middle School students were being transported to the high school to be released to their parents at Gate 5.

 

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