Police said that one teenager died and two other teens were seriously injured in an attack at an Iowa high school Monday.
Sgt. Paul Parizek, of the Des Moines Police Department, stated that multiple people were taken into custody for questioning after the attack on East High School in the afternoon.
Police could not determine if the victims were students. Initial reports stated that all three had been in critical condition. However, the news of their death came just before midnight.
During a press conference, the sergeant stated that the attack occurred outside on the high school grounds.
Initial lockdown was placed on the campus. Des Moines police and public schools district gave the all-clear to the campus and the surrounding area, indicating that there was no active criminal activity.
The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives stated that it was on the scene to assist local police.
Detectives on the scene marked evidence and began an investigation into the circumstances of the shooting.