SUITLAND, Md. – Police say a student was shot after an argument with another student near a Prince George’s County high school.
The incident happened around 12 p.m. at an apartment complex adjacent to Suitland High School in Suitland, Maryland.
Police spokeswoman Jennifer Doneland told the press that police believe two students left the school and walked to the nearby apartment complex when an argument broke out.
One of the students pulled a gun shot the other before fleeing the area. The Injured student made their way back to school for help. The school was placed on lockdown at that time.
The victim is being treated on the scene with what were believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.
A medic treated him on the scene. The victim is now being taken to a hospital.
Police are searching for the suspect at this time.
The school is on lockdown.
Prince George’s County Fire Chief Marc Bashoor posted on Twitter that this was “NOT an active shooter” situation.
Suitland High School is located in District Heights, Maryland.