Suspect in custody, 3 injured after active shooter incident at Rigby Middle School
RIGBY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) —Three people were shot at a middle school in Rigby on Thursday, according to East Idaho News.
One male student is in custody. Idaho Falls Fire Department spokeswoman Kerry Hammon also confirmed that three people are being transported by ambulance to the hospital.
The superintendent told KIFI that the suspected shooter had been taken into custody.
“Today we had the worst nightmare a school district could encounter. We had a school shooting here at Rigby Middle School,” said Jefferson School District Superintendent Chad Martin. “What we know so far is the shooter has been apprehended. There is no further threat to the students.”
Middle School students were evacuated to Rigby High School, where parents could pick them up.
Rachel Fabbi with our sister station in Eastern Idaho says she has witnessed one person taken away by paramedics
It has now been confirmed that there are three people are victims.
Moments ago the Sheriff’s Office did meet with parents on the scene on how to take their children home.
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