Lockdown Issued at Jackson Middle School after Shooting

Reports indicate a student was taken to the hospital after a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Jackson Memorial Middle School.

Very few details have been released at this time, but according to the Jackson Township Police Department, a 7th-grade student shot was immediately transported to a local hospital after a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Dispatch was not aware of the severity of the student’s injuries or whether the student was male or female.

The entire Jackson Local School district has been placed and remains on lockdown at this time, however, police indicate there is no active threat.

The students, staff, and area community are safe and secure, according to investigators. There is word as to when the lockdown will be lifted.

No other injuries have been reported.


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