One student is dead and four others are injured following a shooting Monday morning at Chardin High School in Chardin, Ohio, authorities said.
Chardon Police Chief Timothy McKenna held a televised briefing regarding the incident. He informed onlookers and viewers the injured students were hospitalized.
No information was released regarding the injured students’ conditions.
The shooting took place in the school’s cafeteria. The shooter has been apprehended and arrested.
The name of the shooter is TJ Lane, according to sources. He reportedly posted violent images on his twitter account and tweeted he would carry out a shooting.
Twitter has since pulled his account.
Today’s shooting is a painful reminder of the Columbine High School incident that took place over a decade ago on April 20, 1999. In this attack, two students killed 12 students and a teacher.