Authorities announced Wednesday evening that a suspect was taken into custody following a shooting at Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, left one student dead. No other details were immediately released. The victim, identified by authorities as William Chavis Raynard Miller Jr., was rushed to a hospital where he later died of a gunshot wound.
Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office reported a shooting “on school property” just after noon local time. Mount Tabor and surrounding schools were placed on lockdown as Winston-Salem police and first responders secured the area and began reunification efforts. A search ensued before the suspect, who is believed to be a fellow high school student, was taken into custody Wednesday evening. Authorities said during the press briefing that no other students were physically hurt, but one student suffered a seizure as the incident unfolded.