Middle School Student in State of New Mexico Fatally Shot By Classmate, Police Say
23:04 GMT 13.08.2021 (Updated: 17:30 GMT 22.01.2023)
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A middle school student was fatally shot by a classmate in the US state of New Mexico, according to a deputy commander with the Albuquerque Police Department Criminal Investigative Division, Kyle Hartsock, speaking to reporters.
"We were dispatched to Washington Middle School here in downtown Albuquerque in regards to a shooting call," Hartsock said on Friday. "We soon learned the isolated shooting between two male students had taken place; one had been shot and the other one had fired the weapon."
The student who fired the weapon is in police custody and the student who was shot is dead, Hartsock said.
There are no other suspects or victims in this incident, and an investigation is ongoing, Hartsock added.