A teenage girl was wounded at a Texas high school Monday morning after a 16-year-old suspect opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun, authorities said.
Police responded to a call of a shooting in the cafeteria at a high school in Italy, Texas, early Monday, Ellis County Sheriff Charles Edge said Monday afternoon. The report was called in for Italy High School at approximately 7:53 a.m., authorities said.
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The suspect was confronted by a school district worker in the cafeteria and then fled before behind apprehended and taken into custody by authorities, Edge said.