One student has been killed in a shooting at a Denver area school.
The shooting leaving at least 8 more students hospitalized, some in critical condition.
Authorities say two gunmen entered separate classrooms at STEM School Highlands Ranch around 2PM Tuesday.
Just miles from Columbine High School, which recently recognized the twentieth anniversary of the tragedy there.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has two male students, one who is an adult and one who is a juvenile in custody.
Authorities say, both are students at the school. When deputies arrived, they reported hearing multiple gunshots as they entered the building.
Students feared for their lives as they realized this was not a drill. A vehicle belonging to one of the suspects has been seized.
Hundreds of students were reunited with their anxious parents in a chaotic scene nearby.
In 1999, two students killed 12 of their classmates and one teacher in a mass shooting at Columbine High in Colorado.