A student at a North Carolina high school has died after being shot by another student before class Monday morning.
The victim was undergoing surgery after being left in critical condition from the 7.15am incident but passed away later, police confirmed.
Footage from Instagram showed limited views of the altercation at Butler High School in Matthews – 12 miles outside of Charlotte – that led to one child dying.
The suspect, believed to be male, was taken into custody immediately after the shooting and law enforcement obtained the weapon used.
The victim, also believed to be male, was taken to Carolinas Medical Center Main at around 7.42am but was declared dead a few hours later after undergoing surgery.
According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) Superintendent Dr. Clayton Wilcox, The shooting occurred in the main hallway of the school.
Source: Daily Mail