One student has died following the shooting today at Chardon High School. Four others remain hospitalized. A 17-year old boy and an 18-year old girl are listed in serious condition at Hillcrest Hospital. The condition of the other two wounded students, who are hospitalized at Metrohealth, is unknown.
A single suspect is in custody. He is a juvenile, a student at the high school, and has not yet been charged. The shooting took place shortly after 7:30 this morning.
The suspect was chased out of the building by a teacher following the shooting. He was taken into custody a short time later. School has been cancelled in Chardon for tomorrow. A prayer vigil for the victims will be held tomorrow evening at 7:00 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chardon.
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Listen to audio below from students who were present at the high school.
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