[UPDATE: SHOOTER NAME IDENTIFIED] – At least 8 DEAD in Santa Fe school shooting…

It’s being reported that there are multiple fatalities in the Santa Fe school shooting this morning.

KHOU 11 is reporting as of five minutes ago there are at least 8 students dead:

Here’s more:

KHOU – Federal and county officials tell KHOU 11 News multiple students were killed and an officer was wounded when a shooter opened fire inside Santa Fe High School.

The school is located about 30 miles southeast of Houston.

An assistant principal confirms the suspect, believed to be a student, is now in custody. The exact number of victims has not yet been confirmed.

Views from Air 11 show several ambulances, including a mass casualty ambulance, along with multiple Life Flight helicopters on the scene. Multiple victims have been transported to John Sealy Hospital in Galveston.

Some students say they were evacuated down the street to a nearby auto shop as police surrounded the school. Many parents are now lining up to pick their kids up at the business. The school district says parents can also pick their kids up at the Alamo Gym on Highway 6.

Federal officials believe the suspect in the shooting is a student. Witnesses say he started shooting in an art class at the campus.

According to reports I’ve seen on Twitter, someone pulled the fire alarm which people are saying saved a lot of lives.

There are also reports of an explosive device:

Her’s a live stream…

I’ll update you on more once we have it…

UPDATE: It’s being reported now that there are 8-10 people dead and other victims are undergoing surgery. While they haven’t released the name of the student, the are releasing that it’s a 17-year-old male student:

Also explosives found on and off Campus:



 
UPDATE:

2nd person if interest has been detained:

UPDATE:

The unfortunate break down of the dead is 9 students and 1 teacher:

UPDATE:

Student had a ‘born to kill’ t-shirt and was wearing a trench coat with army boots:

UPDATE:

It’s being reported that the explosives were pressure cookers and pipe bombs…

https://twitter.com/DianneG/status/997526005836337155


UPDATE:

The name of the shooter has been released: Dimitrios Pagourtzis:

And here’s a facebook photo:

And a few more details we may know…

https://twitter.com/JordanUhl/status/997529937992175617

UPDATE:

Apparently the shooter has an explanation for all of this questionable symbolism:

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