Bullying led to student's fatal shooting at North Carolina high school

Police Student Shot By Fellow Student At NC High School Dies

A student has been shot at Butler High School. The cheerleader seemed to address that idea, too, telling students they shouldn't blame themselves for one person's decision to bring a gun to a fight. The suspected shooter was also not identified. We do not have metal detectors in our schools. What makes it doubly hard is that it was one of our students who was the shooter, ' he said.

Classes were cancelled for Tuesday and Wednesday, and the school district announced counseling would be made available.

"I think it's fair to say that more lives than just two have been changed forever", Wilcox said. "This is a very sad day here in Matthews". We do not search our students on the way into school.

"The student who was shot is in surgery at this time". I have been in touch with local officials to offer condolences and state support as needed. "It was that closeness. just being scared and you could never think it was going to happen here".

"This is Principal John LeGrand calling with an important message about our Butler High School community". Initial reports indicate that the conflict started with bullying that spiraled out of control, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Clayton Wilcox.

McKeithen was a 10th-grader at Butler High School in Matthews, southeast of Charlotte.

Parents were alerted to the incident via a robo call issued by CMS. The victim has been transported for medical attention.

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the deaths included 28 homicides, 17 suicides and two by law enforcement officers who were attempting to make an arrest, suppress a disturbance or maintain order.

According to Tyrrell, a school resource officer was in the school cafeteria at 7:14 a.m. when he and security officers heard a commotion and encountered students running in an adjacent hallway. Scott Simpson's other child, daughter Bella, who is in the 11th grade, left Butler to attend Commonwealth High.

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