Three people have been killed by a shooter at the Central Visual and Performing Arts High School in St. Louis, Missouri and several more have been taken to the hospital.

According to updated reports from police, the suspected 20-yr-old shooter has been killed.

A video shows kids running through the woods and to safety, where a police vehicle is parked outside of the school.

In yet another stunning video kids are seen scaling a large fence around the perimeter of the school and jumping from the rooftop to escape to safety.

Fox News reports St. Louis Public Schools announced earlier Monday that eight people, including at least two students, had been transported to a local hospital, and police are on the scene. The St. Louis Police Department also confirmed that its officers had responded to an “active shooting incident” and said a suspect was in custody.

Police did not clarify the age of the third victim, a female, nor did they clarify her relationship with the school.


St. Louis Police Chief Michael Slack said the doors to the school were locked, something that “bought time” for school security officers to react.

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