Parents reunite with students after school shooting in Denver

9NEWS reporter Marc Sallinger is on the scene as students reunite with parents after the shooting at Denver East High school on Wednesday morning that left 2 administrators injured.

A juvenile male student at East High School is accused of shooting two staff members Wednesday morning as he was being searched for weapons as a part of a safety plan, the Denver Police Department (DPD) said.

The two staff members, both male administrators, were taken to the hospital for treatment. One of them was taken into surgery for treatment of life-threatening injuries. The second person was in serious condition but was able to talk with investigators.

The shooting was in an office area, away from other students. The student, who was not named, fled the school, but Thomas said they know who he is and were working to find him. He said they had not yet located him or recovered the weapon used. The suspect had been searched previously as part of the safety plan and no weapons were found, Thomas said.

Due to his age, the suspect was not named, he was only described as a Black male, with an Afro hair style who was wearing a hooded sweatshirt that had an astronaut on it.

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