Police shot and killed an armed 15-year old. The student was an eighth grader in a Brownsville middle school.
The police arrived on the scene at 8:00 a.m. today after they received a call about an individual in possession of a gun at Cummings Middle School.
Police officers encountered the armed student in a hallway and shot him. The student was taken to Valley Baptist Medical Center in Brownsville where he was pronounced dead.
According to the Brownsville Herald, one additional student was detained for questioning.
School administrators placed the campus on lockdown. No other students were injured.