the essential A young gunman of 18 years old has wounded at least four people with guns in a high school in Texas (United States). A large number of police forces came to the scene: the assailant is still on the run.
BREAKING: Texas police are investigating an active shooter situation at Timberview High School in Arlington, Texas, the school district confirmed to CBS News. The school is on lockdown and the investigation is ongoing. pic.twitter.com/xWqh1nhEzV
– CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) October 6, 2021
“We are at the scene of a shooting at Timberview High School,” Arlington police informed on Twitter. The first images shared by the American media show a strong presence of the police on the spot.
We are looking for a shooting suspect in today’s incident at @mansfieldisd Timberview School. Please call 911 if you know the whereabouts of 18 – year old Timothy George Simpkins who may be driving a 2018 Silver Dodge Charger with license plate PFY – 6260. pic.twitter.com/npaNVBDXRp
— Arlington Police, TX (@ArlingtonPD) October 6, 2021
The police are still looking for the assailant: he has been identified. This is a 18 year old young man named Timothy George Simpkins. The young gunman is suspected of having fled the scene in a vehicle.