In what Louisville Metro Police believe was an isolated incident, one person has been transported to University Hospital in Louisville following a shooting at Fern Creek High School. According to media partner WDRB-TV, the victim was transported for treatment of what were termed non-life threatening injuries. During a briefing covered by WDRB, Louisville Metro Police recapped what took place at the school.
According to WDRB, a spokeswoman for MetroSafe dispatch, says the shooting suspect is described as a black male, age 15-16 with a gray hoodie and black pants. A Metro Police officer had previously told WDRB that the suspect is a 16-year-old sophomore at Fern Creek High School.
In addition to Fern Creek High School, Fern Creek Elementary was also placed on lockdown in the aftermath of the incident, which occurred just after 1:00pm eastern time.