BREAKING: School Shooting at Heritage High School in Newport News, Virginia — ‘Mass Casualty Event’

BREAKING: School Shooting at Heritage High School in Newport News, Virginia — ‘Mass Casualty Event’

Police are responding to a school shooting that has been described as a “mass casualty event” at Heritage High School in Newport News, Virginia.

Most agencies consider an incident a “mass casualty event” when there are at least four victims.

Students were seen running from the school and are being evacuated to the tennis courts where parents can go pick them up. It is unclear if there are still students inside the building.

There are reports on social media about multiple casualties, but the police have not confirmed any numbers at this time.

The FBI field office in Norfolk is reportedly providing assistance to the local police.

WJHL reports that “Officer Brandon Maynard could not confirm additional details as of 12:20 p.m. but said officers were gathering more information.”

The Achievable Dream Academy nearby has also been placed on lockdown.

It is unclear if the shooter is still at large.

The Gateway Pundit will be providing updates as the situation unfolds.

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