Arkansas: One Student Shot in ‘Isolated Incident’ at Junior High

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One student was shot in what Arkansas’ Watson Chapel School District calls an “isolated incident” Monday morning.

The shooting occurred in Watson Chapel Junior High School, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

ABC News reported the parent of the wounded student has been alerted and that all other students are safe.

KATV noted the wounded student was taken to Arkansas Children’s Hospital and a “juvenile suspect” was arrested in connection with the shooting.

The Watson Chapel School District used a Facebook post to assure parents the incident is over:

This was an isolated incident and all students students are safe at this time. The parent of the student hurt has been…

Posted by Watson Chapel School District on Monday, March 1, 2021

KARK 4 News’ Alexis Wainwright tweeted the juvenile suspect is a male and the shooting victim “is also a juvenile and has serious injuries.”

UPDATE: Pine Bluff police say a 15-year-old black male shot a student at Watson Chapel Junior High Monday morning.

KAIT reports that the shooting victim, also a 15-year-old male, died after being transported to the hospital.
Motive for the incident is not known.

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