Student shoots, kills self in high school band hall, police say
GREENVILLE, Texas — A Greenville High School student died Wednesday after apparently shooting himself in front of fellow students in the school band hall, police said.
According to a story in the online edition of the Greenville Herald-Banner, witnesses said the student entered the hall about 7:20 a.m. Wednesday and shot himself in front of several students.
Police officials have referred all requests for comment to the Greenville Independent School District. District spokesman Brad Press told the Herald-Banner that the school was in lockdown while the investigation continues. A call from The Associated Press wasn't immediately returned.
No other details nor the student's identity were available Wednesday.
Greenville is a city of about 26,000 residents about 45 miles northeast of Dallas. Greenville High School has an enrollment of about 5,200 students.