Police Kill Gunman, 15, at Texas School

No one else injured
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jan 4, 2012 10:21 AM CST
Police Kill Gunman, 15, at Texas School
Police shot and killed a teen gunman at a Texas school today.   (Shutterstock)

Police have shot and killed an armed 15-year-old student at a middle school in Texas. A Brownsville police detective says police received a call around 8am today about a person with a weapon. Police found the gunman, a student at the school, in a hallway and shot him. The school was immediately placed on lockdown; no one else was injured. (Read more school shooting stories.)

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