2 in custody in Colorado school shooting that injured 7

STEM School Highlands Ranch serves K-12 with 1,850 students-550 elementary age students, 700 in middle school and 600 high school students, according to the school website.

At least seven people were injured during a Tuesday afternoon shooting at a charter school in Colorado's Douglas County south of Denver.

"Unstable situation, shots fired at STEM school at Ridgeline and Plaza".

The school itself is in lockdown. The department has a station located one block from the school, ensuring a respond in a matter of minutes.

Police confirm 2 suspects are in custody and they're searching for a possible third suspect. There is no word on fatalities.

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said the state is making all public safety resources available to assist the sheriff's office. They don't believe there is a third suspect but SWAT teams continue to go room-to-room to clear the school.

Lines of firetrucks, ambulances and law enforcement vehicles from multiple agencies were at the school and medical helicopters landed on a grassy field.

The Sheriff's Office said that a number of students self evacuated, while others are being bused to a unification center.

People should avoid the area.

PHOTO: The STEM School Highlands Ranch is pictured in a Google Maps Street View image taken in October 2016.

This is a breaking news story.


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