Boy Shot, Wounded at Tennessee School; Juvenile Sought

Boy Shot, Wounded at Tennessee School; Juvenile Sought Boy Shot, Wounded at Tennessee School; Juvenile Sought Police respond to the scene of a school shooting Thursday,in Memphis, Tennesse. (Adrian Sainz/AP)

Thursday, 30 September 2021 12:27 PM

A boy was shot and wounded Thursday at a school in Memphis, Tennessee, authorities said.

The shooting was reported at Cummings School, Memphis police said in a statement. The school includes grades kindergarten through eighth, according to its website.

The boy was taken to a hospital in critical condition and authorities said they are looking for a second boy who they believe to be the shooter. They did not release the ages of either one.

Shelby County Schools said in a statement that the school was placed on lockdown and that parents have been notified.

Students and faculty were being moved from the school to a staging area, police said.

Photos and video from the scene showed dozens of police cars outside the school.