Student Dead, 4 Injured in High School Shooting Near Cleveland


A student at Chardon High School in suburban Cleveland died after a shooting spree that left four others injured, police told the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The shooter was identified as T. J. Lane, a student at another school that serves at-risk students. The shooting occurred in the school cafeteria about 7:30 a.m.

“My friends were crawling on the floor, and one of my friends was bent over the table, and he was shot,” said one student. “It was almost like a firecracker went off. I turned around and saw [T.J.] standing with a gun and I saw him take a shot.” Police confirmed that there are five victims and that the shooter is in custody. A 17-year-old-boy and 18-year-old girl are in stable condition at a hospital.

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