15:17 GMT15 April 2021
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    According to school district officials, as quoted by the local KLRT-TV broadcaster, all campuses have been locked down, while police have arrived at the site to control the situation.

    One student was injured after a man opened fire at Watson Chapel Junior High School in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, KLRT-TV reported on Monday.

    The broadcaster cited Pine Bluff Police as saying that the schoolkid injured in the shooting is currently in serious condition.

    The officers have detained a male suspect, but have not disclosed any other details about him.

    The shooting occurred on the first day the school returned to in-person learning.

    According to the police, the campuses have been secured and officers are working at the scene.

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