Seminole High School in Sanford, Florida has been locked down by authorities. According to initial reports from police, there is one victim in the shooting, who was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police say that parents who need to pick up students can do so from the Live Oak entrance to the school once the lockdown is lifted. Furthermore, media will be briefed at Hartwell Ave and 25th Street-McKibbin Park.
Sanford police were notified of the shooting around 1:30 P.M. EST. Officers are currently searching for the shooter.
Seminole High School is currently on a Code Red lockdown due to a shooting just outside of campus. One victim has sustained non-life threatening injuries and has been transported to the hospital. No other injuries reported. Please be aware this may delay buses and traffic on and off campus as law enforcement and emergency personnel work the scene.
Your understanding and patience is greatly appreciated! We will send out further information, once we have more details.
-Seminole County Public Schools (SCPS)
Seminole High School in Sanford, Florida was placed on lockdown after one person was shot.
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About Seminole High School
Seminole High School is a public high school located in Sanford, Florida, operated by Seminole County Public Schools.
From 2006 to 2011, Seminole High School was one of the schools in Seminole County on Newsweek’s list of the top 1,200 schools in the United States.
Sanford High School (later renamed Seminole High School) was built in 1902. By 1961, a new campus was opened at the present location on Ridgewood Avenue, and the old building on French Avenue became Sanford Junior High School (later renamed Sanford Middle School). Seminole High School has grown not only in the size of its campus, but also in student population – in 1907, only four students attended and graduated Seminole High School. Today, the graduation rate at Seminole High School is 86%