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1 injured, 1 in custody in Mattoon High School shooting

1 injured, 1 in custody in Mattoon High School shooting

UPDATE:

All afternoon practices and activities at Mattoon Middle School are canceled for today.


ORIGINAL:

One person is in custody after shots were fired at Mattoon High School in Matton, Illinois.

According to the Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 Facebook page, the Mattoon Police Department has responded to an active shooter at MHS. At this time they believe one person has been injured.

Coles-Moultrie County Emergency Communications Center says in a Facebook post that one person is in custody and that police have been dispatched to the situation.

According to the school district, they are doing a second sweep of the building now. All students will be bused to Riddle Elementary School. Parents may pick their students up there.

Police urge residents to stay away from the area until further notice.



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