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Boy Shot, Wounded At Tennessee School; Juvenile Sought

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Police respond to the scene of a shooting on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 in Memphis, Tenn. Authorities say a boy was shot and wounded at a school. Memphis Police said in a statement that the shooting was reported Thursday morning at Cummings School, which includes grades kindergarten through eighth. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)

(AP) — Authorities say a boy was shot and wounded at a school in Memphis, Tennessee. Memphis Police said in a statement that the shooting was reported Thursday morning at Cummings School, which includes grades kindergarten through eighth.

Police say the boy was taken to a hospital in critical condition and authorities are looking for a second boy who they believe to be the shooter. Shelby County Schools said in a statement that the school was placed on lockdown.

Police say students and faculty were being moved from the school to a staging area. Photos and video from the scene show dozens of police cars outside the school.

 

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