ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Officials in southern New Mexico say a shooting at a Roswell middle school Tuesday morning left at least two children injured and a suspect is in custody.
Brooke Linthicum of Eastern New Mexico Regional Medical Center says the two children were being treated following the shooting at Berrendo Middle School, but she had no information on the type or extent of their injuries.
Roswell police say the suspected shooter was arrested Tuesday and the school was placed on lockdown. Police say children will be bused to a nearby mall where parents can pick up them up. Word of the shooting was posted on the Roswell Police Department’s Facebook page.