Texas school shooting sees four injured after ‘gun pulled during corridor fight’
Four high school students were injured in a school shooting which reportedly took place after a fight in a corridor, police said.
Three teenagers at Timberview High School in Arlington, north Texas were rushed to hospital in ambulances.
Suspected shooter Timothy George Simpkins, 18, turned himself in and will be charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, The Sun reported.
Simpkins was accompanied by his attorney to Grand Prairie Police Department.
Arlington PD confirmed the shooting happened after a corridor punch-up and a total of four people were hurt.
Three victims were students and the fourth is a teacher.
Cops said they "believe" two of the injured were victims of gunshots, with a third taken to hospital nonetheless.
A fourth suffered only minor injuries and declined medical care, The Sun reported.
Police said a 25-year-old man is in good shape, a teenage girl is also in good condition and will be discharged from the hospital today, but a 15-year-old male is in critical condition.
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For a while Simpkins was off the grid and considered to be an "active shooter".
Assistant Police Chief Kevin Kolbye said before he turned himself in: "We currently have multiple agencies, including the US Marshals' task force, that are looking for this individual.
"Again, this is a collaborative effort between state, local and federal agencies to bring this person to justice.
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"This is not a random act of violence. This is not somebody attacking our school.
"This is a student, we believe right now, preliminary, that it was a student that got into a fight and drew a weapon."
The school was given the all-clear by authorities around 11am local time, with parents able to pick up their kids.
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