Uniontown High School Shooting Stopped: Full Story & Must-See Updates

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Mass school shooting thwarted at Uniontown High School outside of Pittsburgh. The student had multiple guns, knives, and a crossbow.

According to reports, police found weapons when searching the unidentified student’s bedroom. The suspect is reportedly 14-years-old.

#BREAKING: Mass school shooting thwarted at Uniontown High School outside of #Pittsburgh. Student had multiple guns, knives, crossbow. https://t.co/3VTlxVwWv2 pic.twitter.com/Q3x3PVF4Ii

— KDKA (@KDKA) January 26, 2018

Uniontown Area High School is a comprehensive public high school serving around 975 students in grades 9-12 who reside in the Uniontown Area School District in Fayette County, Pennsylvania.

The school was opened in 1911 and was renovated and added in 1954 and 1979 and has a Gymnasium with balconies, an Auditorium, Natatorium, Woodshop, Metal Shop, and Graphics Shop. Currently, as of January 2012, the school is undergoing renovations to relieve overcrowding issues and aging to the existing structure.

All students are required to complete 26 credits of coursework, as well as complete a Graduation Project and score proficient or above on the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments. The breakdown in how a student earns their credits depends on whether or not they attend the Fayette County Career and Technical Institute.

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