(UPDATE, 8:47 am) The GFPD says the second suspect is now in custody, and the shelter-in-place at Great Falls High School has been lifted.
(UPDATE, 8:30 am) The victim has been taken by ambulance to a hospital, and reportedly sustained life-threatening injuries. The GFPD says that one of the two suspect has been taken into custody.
(1st REPORT, 8:19 am) The Great Falls Police Department is investigating the shooting of a 15-year old male who was shot while walking to school on Tuesday, February 21, 2023.
The GFPD says that at about 7:50 a.m., the student was shot as he was walking along the 1600 block of Valeria Way to Great Falls High School.
Teen shot in Great Falls, two suspects in custody pic.twitter.com/yghiUbvf6F— KRTV Great Falls MT (@KRTV) February 21, 2023
Two suspects ran away, according to the GFPD; police say they have identified the two suspects, but have not yet found them.
Their identities have not been made public at this point.
Great Falls High School is currently in "shelter in place" mode. Police ask that people stay away from the area as they continue searching for the suspects.
We will update you when we get more information.
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