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Shooting At Lake Minneola High School In Florida Prompts A Lockdown


The Lake County Sheriffs office is investigating a shooting at Lake Minneola High school in Florida.

Deputies say one student was shot. So far we don’t know the extent of his injuries.

Right now the school is on lockdown. However, Deputies say there is no active shooter on campus.

Deputies believe the student’s gunshot wound was self-inflicted. According to police, the Lake Minneola High School student took his life this morning in the bus loop.

via WFTV:

Lake Minneola High School and Grassy Lake Elementary School have been placed under lockdown, Lake County Schools said.

Several Lake County deputies have been seen blocking North Hancock Road, which is in front of the school. The deputies were carrying long guns, witnesses said.

Parents of students told Channel 9 that they saw an ambulance leaving the school with flashing lights and blaring sirens.

No other details are available.

Law enforcement officers are on the scene at LMHS and a crisis team, with grief counselors, is being dispatched to the school.

The victim has yet to be identified.

About Lake Minneola High School

Lake Minneola High School is located in Minneola, Florida. It is a public high school, the school serves grades 9-12.

Established in 2011, Lake Minneola High School is one of seven high schools in Lake County, and one of the first in Central Florida to implement an iPad based education. It was built to alleviate overflow of sister schools South Lake High School and East Ridge High School.

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