A high school student in North Carolina died after being shot by a fellow student. The suspect was arrested after an hour of search. Nothing has been disclosed about his identity.
The victim was seriously injured to the hospital after the shooting incident. There he died of his injuries, police chief Katrina Thompson announced in a press conference.
According to Thompson, anxious students hid under their desks during the shooting incident.
The incident occurred at a school in the city of Winston-Salem, north of North Carolina. Schools in the area were closed as a precaution.
There was also a school shooting in North Carolina on Monday. At a school in Wilmington, a student was injured when a 15-year-old fellow student opened fire. The student has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, among other things.