BREAKING NEWS: Active Shooter Reported At Santa Fe High School

May 18, 2018

UPDATE: 9:14a - Dickinson ISD was placed under protected mode, but is no longer under protected mode and normal daily operations will continue at this time


UPDATE: 9a - 1 person in custody at the scene of active shooting at Santa Fe High School, Galveston County sheriff says.



SANTA FE, Texas – Life Flight has responded to the high school in Santa Fe where there are reports of a shooter.

"This morning an incident occurred at the high school involving an active shooter. The district has initiated a lockdown. We will send out additional information as soon as it is available," the school district posted on Facebook.

Both the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office and the Galveston County Sheriff's Office say they are assisting, and witnesses say several DPS Troopers also responded.

The school is located at 16000 Highway 6, about 30 miles southeast of Houston.

Some students say they were evacuated down the street to a nearby business as police surrounded the school.

There are unconfirmed reports police officers exchanged gunfire with the suspect and there are injuries at the scene.

No further information has been released. Check back for updates.