Updated 4:56 PM ET, Tue February 1, 2022
(CNN) One student is dead and one injured after a shooting at a school in Richfield, Minnesota, officials announced Tuesday.
“This is a tragic day in the city of Richfield,” Police Chief Jay Henthorne said during a news conference.
The shooting occurred just after noon on Tuesday at the South Education Center, the chief said, and when officers arrived they found two students who had been shot on a sidewalk outside of the school.
The suspects fled the scene immediately after the shooting, the chief said.