According to Fox 26 Houston, residents in Bellaire, Texas, were urged to avoid the area or remain at home. Earlier media reports, citing eyewitnesses, suggested contradicting information about whether the shooting occurred inside or outside of the school building.
Eyewitnesses tweeted alleged footage from the scene.
Student who was shot in the chest at Bellaire High School dies pic.twitter.com/DsroevoXJ2— Anthony Bassey (@abasseyisd) January 14, 2020
Shaky video shows emergency crews carrying an injured student on a stretcher to an ambulance outside of the Bellaire High School.
Local authorities have confirmed the student’s death, according to the media report. School administration has reportedly vowed to increase security measures of the educational facility.