Two students are shot and injured outside Indiana high school as police search for suspects

Two students are shot and injured outside Indiana high school as police hunt for suspects believed to be victim’s classmates

  • Two Indiana high school students were shot dead outside of school on Friday
  • Police believe the suspect is a classmate, but no arrests have been made
  • The two victims are in a stable condition in hospital


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Two Indiana high school students were gunned down outside of school on Friday after classes ended, and the suspect is said to be the victim’s classmate.

It is unclear how many suspects are involved, but the police say that no arrests have been made on Friday evening.

One victim was shot in the leg; the other was shot in the arm. Both were rushed to hospital and are in stable condition, police said.

The shooting was reported around 2:25 p.m. near Hammond Central High School, which borders Chicago.

Hammond, Indiana police responded to a shooting outside a high school where two students were found with gunshot wounds

Hammond, Indiana police responded to a shooting outside a high school where two students were found with gunshot wounds

Police believe other students were 'involved', but no arrests have been made until Friday night

Police believe other students were 'involved', but no arrests have been made until Friday night

Police believe other students were ‘involved’, but no arrests have been made until Friday night

It is unknown at this time what led to the shooting.

Angela Herrera, a teacher at Hammond High School, said: ABC7 said she heard two students were involved in some sort of altercation.

“The panic is all the students hearing it, knowing that something is going on, that someone has a gun and the storms running down the hall and everything,” Herrera told ABC7 Chicago.

“Trauma would see blood on the floor and know it was from a shooting. But they are strong and persistent and they want to learn.’

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