1 Student Dead in Chardon High School Shooting, 4 others wounded
CHARDON, Ohio — A gunman opened fire inside a high school cafeteria at the start of the school day Monday, killing one student and wounding four others, authorities said. A suspect -- believed to be a student -- was arrested a short distance away. The suspect was taken into custody near his car a half-mile from the suburban Cleveland school, the FBI said. FBI agent Scott Wilson would not comment on a possible motive for the attack. Panicked students screamed and ran through the halls when gunfire broke out around 7:30 am at 1100-student Chardon High School. Heather Ziska, 17, said she was in the cafeteria when she and other students heard popping noises in the hall. She said she saw a boy she recognized as a fellow student come into the cafeteria and start shooting. She said she and several others immediately ran outside, while other friends ran into a middle school and others locked themselves in a teachers' lounge. "Everybody just started running," said 17-year-old Megan Hennessy, who was in class when she heard loud noises. "Everyone was running and screaming down the hallway." Five students were taken to Cleveland-area hospitals, officials said. One student later died, Police Chief Timothy McKenna said. The suspect is a juvenile who was not immediately charged. His name was not released. The condition of the wounded students was not disclosed..
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