One student is dead and multiple others are injured following a shooting at a school in the US.
Devon Erickson, 18, has been identified as one of the two suspects who allegedly opened fire on STEM School Highlands Ranch in Colorado on Tuesday afternoon.
According to Kevin Vaughan, an investigative reporter at 9News, said the identity had been confirmed by “multiple law enforcement sources.” Other Denver media outlets later reported similarly.
Both Mr. Erickson and the other suspect were students at STEM School.
A resident, Rocco DeChalk, told NBC News he saw a teenage boy being treated for a bullet wound in his back.
He helped the young victim into his home and applied pressure to the wound while they waited for an ambulance.
According to yahoo news,an 18-year-old male student was confirmed dead, while eight others were being treated in hospital following the shooting.
Douglas County Coroner Jill Romann has not officially identified the deceased student, according to Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.
The STEM campus is located just seven miles from Columbine High School, where 13 people were killed and more than 20 were injured on April 20, 1999 - just over 20 years ago.