A shooting has been reported at Agape Christian Academy in Pine Hills, Florida, close to Orlando, reports WESH. Shots rang out in a playground on school grounds at around 2 p.m.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. One Person Was Wounded
One person was shot in the hip. It’s believed that a confrontation took place in the schools playground. The victim is being treated at Orlando Regional Medical Center. Click Orlando have said that the injuries are not life-threatening. The victim is a 16-year-old boy.
2. The Shooter Remains at Large
The shooter fled the school grounds. WKMG reports that nobody has been arrested.
3. Law Enforcement Locked the School Down
- helicopters all over altas & agape right now, somebody got shot at agape..
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Authorities have surrounded the school.
4. Police Have Said an Ongoing Feud is the Cause
Authorities said the confrontation was part of an ongoing dispute.
5. The Shooting Occurred at a Private Christian School
The school is a private-Christian school that caters for every grade between kindergarten and high school. It’s located less than ten miles away from the center of Orlando, Florida.