Police shot and killed an armed 15-year-old student at a middle school in South Texas on Wednesday morning. No one else was injured.
Brownsville police detective J.J. Trevino said police got a call around 8 a.m. Wednesday that there was an individual with a weapon at Cummings Middle School. They found the 8th-grade student in a hallway and shot him.
An eighth grade student who was shot at Cummings Middle School this morning has died, Justice of the Peace Kip V. Johnson Hodge said.
The judge ordered an autopsy.
According to police the student brandished a gun at school around 8 a.m.
BISD and Brownsville police responded. The teen engaged police, officials said, and was shot by a Brownsville police officer.
He was taken to Valley Baptist Medical Center in Brownsville where he passed away from his injuries. There is no word yet on his identity.
One additional student was detained for questioning.