Deadly shooting at a school in Louisiana, juvenile suspect arrested


A shooting occurred Tuesday at St. Helena High School in Greensburg, Louisiana, around 3:30 p.m. local time. One student, a 16 –year-old boy, died and two were injured, one of them critically. A suspect was taken into custody. He is a 14-year-old student. The name of the alleged shooter has not been released. A motive for the shooting has not been determined, authorities said. One parent told that her daughter saw the shooting and had to watch her classmate die in front of her.


School is canceled until Friday, as well as the football game and School Board meeting, the district said. “This is being investigated by state police and the Sheriff’s Office,” said St Helena Parish Sheriff Nat Williams. St. Helena College & Career Academy is located in northern Louisiana about an hour’s drive from Baton Rouge.