WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) – Authorities say a North Carolina high school is on lockdown afternoon after a shooting on campus.
The Winston-Salem Police Department tweeted that a shooting occurred at Mount Tabor High School Wednesday and the department had secured the campus.
The department said it was “actively investigating what happened” but had no further details immediately.
Police blocked roads to the school and numerous emergency vehicles were on the scene.
Parents frantic for information parked their cars on the sidewalks several blocks from the high school as police directed traffic away from the campus.
Mount Tabor High School is on lockdown. There has been a shooting on school property. We and the WSPD have secured the campus and are doing everything possible to keep students safe. We are actively investigating what happened and will share confirmed information when available.
— cityofwspolice (@cityofwspolice) September 1, 2021