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What we know about the Timberview High School shooting



At least four people were injured, according to Arlington police.


Image of emergency response at Timberview Highschool following school shooting.
Police presence at Timberview High School on Wednesday morning.(KXAS-TV (NBC5))

Timberview High School in Mansfield went on lockdown Wednesday morning after a an active shooter incident was reported there.


Here’s what we know so far.


At least four people were injured


Three people were taken to hospitals and another suffered minor injuries , Arlington police said. The names of the injured people have not been released.


A suspect has been identified


Timothy George Simpkins, 18, has been named as the suspect in the shooting, police said. He is still at large.


Simpkins may be driving a 2018 silver Dodge Charger with license plate No. PFY6260.


The shooting was reported about 9:15 a.m.


A number of law enforcement agencies responded to the call, including police from Arlington, Grand Prairie, Mansfield and Mansfield ISD, as well as the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.


A fight broke out in a class on the second floor of the school, Arlington police assistant chief Keith Kolbye said.


The school was on lockdown until about 11 a.m., Mansfield Independent School District said.


Parents will be reunited with their students later today.


Students will be bused to the Center for Performing Arts at 1110 W. Debbie Lane to be reunited with their parents, police say,


About 1,900 students attend Timberview.


courtesy of dallasnews.com


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