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Police confirmed a school shooting in Italy, Texas, Monday morning. Reuters/Joshua Lott

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UPDATE: Jan. 23, 2018, 1:45 p.m. EST – The Superintendent of Italy Independent School District released an official statement regarding Monday's shooting at Italy High School Tuesday. Lee Joffre confirmed that just before 8 a.m., a 15-year-old female student was shot multiple times by a 16-year-old male student. School staff acted in accordance with their training for such situations, Joffre said.

The condition of the student who was shot was unclear, though Joffre said he met with her and her family and they "communicated a message of strength and recovery."

UPDATE: 2: 29 p.m. EST – Ellis County Sheriff's Office officials said the student apprehended after Monday's shooting at Italy High School used a semi-automatic 380 handgun. The 16-year-old reportedly confronted a 15-year-old girl and fired off several shots, according to KRLD-TV.

The 15-year-old girl was airlifted to the hospital but her condition remained unclear.

UPDATE: 11:02 a.m. EST – The suspect in Monday’s shooting was a 16-year-old male student. The female who was shot was a 15-year-old student, according to KTVT-TV. The suspect was taken into custody without incident.

The female student was the only person shot and was taken by air ambulance to a nearby hospital, according to the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office. Her condition remained unclear.

Authorities said they were not releasing students from the premises until all students were accounted for.

Superintendent Lee Joffre sent the following message to parents Monday morning, according to WFAA.

“We have had an active shooter incident at the high school campus this morning. The shooter is in custody and law enforcement has control of the scene. There has been one victim that has been transported to the hospital. All junior high and high students are safe and will be transported by bus to Stafford Elementary for dismissal after police approval.”

UPDATE: 10:25 a.m. EST – Students were being evacuated and moved to a guarded area as the investigation into Monday’s shooting continued, the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office said on Twitter. Authorities reiterated that the suspect was in custody.

Reports said at least one person was being lifted by air evacuation to a nearby hospital, according to a police scanner page on Twitter.

UPDATE: 9:54 a.m. EST – At least two schools, Stafford Elementary School and Italy High School, were on lockdown Monday morning as a result of the shooting, WFAA-TV reported.

An Italy police department employee confirmed to the Austin American Statesman that the shooting occurred at Italy High School, located along Interstate 35 East.

County commissioner Paul Perry confirmed on Twitter that one female who was shot was wounded.

Original story:

Police confirmed a school shooting in Italy, Texas, Monday morning. The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office announced on Twitter that a suspect was in custody.

Initial reports said at least two students were shot in the cafeteria, according to KDFW-TV, though the extent of injuries remained unclear. It was also unclear exactly which school the shooting took place at.

The Ellis County Sheriff’s Office said it would announce more information about the shooting shortly.