Police in Chester, Pennsylvania, are investigating a fatal shooting, Friday. As a result, the nearby Chester High School has been placed on lockdown.
Police responded to a report of a person down on 11th and Parker Streets shortly before 8:00 A.M.
When police arrived on the scene, they found a juvenile who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The body was found near Chester High School, leading to the building’s lockdown as a precaution. The school is located in the 200 block of West 9th Street. There have been no reports of injuries to any students, teachers or staff. Police are on the scene investigating.
Police have not provided a description for the suspect and no other details are known at this time.
Chester High School
Chester High School is an urban, public high school located in Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States with a ZIP code of 19013-4288. Chester, which offers grades 7 through 12, is a part of the Chester-Upland School District. The school has around 1,302 pupils. The graduation rate has fluctuated between 6% and 74% for several years.