North Carolina: Carver High School on Lock Down After Shooting, At Least 1 Injured

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.
August 30, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Winston-Salem police are investigating a shooting that happened on Friday afternoon at Carver High School, which was under lock down but students have since been released.

At least one person is injured, reports News14, and police say they have one person in custody. Police aren’t looking for another suspect.

The injured person is a 15-year-old who was shot in the neck and shoulder but conscious and alert and taken to Baptist Hospital for treatment.

A school system spokesman told Kenny Beck with WWXII that there aren’t any serious or life-threatening injuries. 

The school is at 3545 Carver School Road in Winston-Salem in North Carolina.

The home football game scheduled for tonight has been postponed. The school released the students at the normal time, 3:45 p.m. Parents need to pick up their kids at the Carl Russell Community Center.

Approximately 1,000 students attend Carver High School.

Story developing; check back for updates. See pictures of the scene below.

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Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Reporter
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. news, including politics and court cases. He started at The Epoch Times as a New York City metro reporter.