BREAKING: Active Shooter At Charter School, At Least 7 Injured, Here’s What We Know (Video)

Dean James at Right Wing Tribune

Another school shooting is underway in Colorado. — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in Colorado reported an “unstable situation” at STEM charter school in Highlands Ranch Tuesday. The school was placed on lockdown and all other schools in the district were on lockout.

There are reports of shots fired and multiple injuries, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said.

The Sheriff’s Office says two suspects are in custody and they are searching for a possible third.

At least seven people have been injured the sheriff’s office said, warning that it was still an “active shooter situation.”

Some students remained in the school and authorities were working to evacuate the elementary school, Nicholson-Kluth said acccording to Fox News.

The sheriff’s department later tweeted that “7 possibly 8 students have been injured.”

7 possibly 8 students have been injured. Two shooters in custody. SWAT still clearing school. Students being bused to Northridge Rec Center. Parents please have patience with reunification process.

Those who were hurt were taken to a local hospital, Nicholson-Kluth said.

Authorities responded at 1:53 p.m. local time for a “call of shots fired in school,” the sheriff’s office tweeted.

Littleton Adventist Hospital confirms that of the five patients they are treating, four are in serious condition and one is in fair condition, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Authorities urged the public to avoid the area.

Multiple units from the South Metro Fire Rescue reported to the scene to help, the agency said on Twitter. The Denver office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) also tweeted that they were responding.

A lockdown was put in place at the STEM school, while “all other Highlands Ranch schools are on lockout,” the Douglas County School District tweeted.

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis wrote on Twitter that his office was “monitoring the situation in real time” while offering condolences to those effected.

The STEM School Highlands Ranch is a public charter school with more than 1,850 students in kindergarten through 12th grades.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those involved.

God Bless.

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