Reports of shots fired at Santa Fe High School

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Santa Fe High School is on lockdown after a shooting inside the school. The suspect has been taken into custody, according to an assistant principal at the school.

Witnesses say the shooting took place in an art class on campus between 7:30 and 7:45 a.m.


Santa Fe Police, Galveston County Sheriff's Office and ATF agents have all responded to the school at 16000 Highway 6. Students are being lined up outside the school, and their backpacks are being deposited for officials. 



Life Flight was also called to the scene. There is no official confirmation of any injuries at this time, but there does appear to be a possible body under a sheet near an exit door.



A student tells ABC13 she saw a gunman shoot a girl. This is an unconfirmed report.

Sophomore Leila Butler tells ABC13 that at about 7:45 a.m. fire alarms went off and students left their classrooms. She reports some students believe they've heard shots fired. She is currently sheltering with other students and teachers near campus. 



Other nearby school districts are putting protective measures in place as well.



Santa Fe is roughly 36 miles outside of Houston. According to the Texas Education Agency, the high school enrollment is about 1,400 students.

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