Noblesville West Middle School Shooting, Indiana: Live Updates

Juliana Rose Pignataro

UPDATE: 11:40 a.m. EDT— In a press briefing, Noblesville Chief of Police Kevin Jowitt confirmed that at 9:06 a.m., police received a call of an active shooter at Noblesville West Middle School and that local agencies responded immediately. The situation is contained.

There are two victims, one adult teacher and one juvenile student. There is a male student who has been detained. “We believe he is the involved suspect,” Jowitt said.

There was a secondary threat made at Noblesville High School, Jowitt said. There are officers on the scene ensuring students and staff there are safe. ​

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UPDATE: 10:11 a.m. EDT— Indiana State Police Public Information Officer Sgt. John Perrine confirmed two victims were en route to a nearby hospital after an active shooter situation at Noblesville Middle School. The families of the two victims had been notified, he said, though he did not give details regarding their conditions.

The suspect in the shooting was in custody, Perrine confirmed.

Students were being taken to nearby Noblesville High School, where parents were asked to pick them up.


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UPDATE: 9:44 a.m. EDT—The Noblesville Fire Department said on Twitter that a suspect was in custody following an active shooter situation at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana Friday. Both the fire department and the police department were on the scene.

Original story:

An active shooter situation was reported at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana Friday, according to a local fire department.

The school is located some 30 miles north of Indianapolis, at 19900 Hague Road.

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The Carmel Fire Department wrote on Twitter that first responders were headed to the scene and that a suspect was in custody. Newsweek reached out to the Noblesville Police Department but had not yet heard back.

It was unclear whether there were any injuries.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more details become available.

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An active shooter situation was reported at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana Friday. Google Maps

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