Chardon, OH: More Information on the Tragic and Deadly School Shooting at Chardon High School in Chardon, Ohio.
During a news conference Monday afternoon, Chardon Police Chief Tim McKenna gave an update on the tragic school shooting at Chardon High School in Chardon, Ohio.
A call of shoots being fired at Chardon High School came in to 911 at around 7:38am ET.
Chardon Police arrived and went on a search for the gunmen.
A teacher identified by students as Frank Hall, an assistant football coach, chased the gunman out of Chardon High School.
The gunmen was chased out of Chardon High School and surrendered to police without incident.
First responders arrived to help the victims of the shooting.
2 students have died in the tragic school shooting. has been identified as 16 year old Daniel Parmertor.
4 other students were injured in this tragic shooting.
Chardon Local School District has cancelled classes for Tuesday.
Federal Bureau of Investigation officials have identified the gunman as TJ Lane.
ATF and FBI are searching the home of TJ Lane and are looking at how this teen got the gun.
TJ Lane’s Facebook Page had postings expressing his anger and sadness at the world as well as writing about God, Lucifer, and Death. TJ Lane’s Facebook Page has been pulled off line.
Some media outlets reports Lane may have Tweeted that he was going to bring a gun to school but that Tweet is no longer posted.
Many of students from Chardon High School knew TJ Lane as a loner and may have been bullied in the pass for how he was dress or what hair color he was wearing.
Many students say Lane comes from a broken home and was being raised by his grandparents.
Unknown if the gunmen was targeting those who bullied him or if he was just shooting at random.
TJ Lane will be appearing in local juvenile court on Tuesday.
Many state agencies are heading to Chardon, Ohio to help those affected by this tragic school shooting.
The Governor of Ohio John Kasich issued a statement on the tragic school shooting at Chardon High School in Chardon, Ohio:
“Please join me in praying for the students who’ve been injured in this horrible crime. Praise goes to the Chardon Police and Geauga County Sheriff’s Office for quickly getting this situation under control. I’ve pledged Ohio’s full support to them, the school and the local community in this difficult time.”
State Senator John Eklund issued a statement on the tragic school shooting at Chardon High School in Chardon, Ohio:
“I ask that you join me in extending the sincerest thoughts and prayers to the students and families that have been affected by this morning’s tragedy. I would also like to commend the swift and effective efforts of local law enforcement entities as they continue to assess this situation. Our hearts and minds will remain with the Chardon community throughout this time.”
Ohio Department of Education Superintendent Stan Heffner issued a statement on the tragic school shooting at Chardon High School in Chardon, Ohio:
“My deepest sympathies are with the students and their families, staff and teachers of the Chardon School District and the Chardon community as they work through the tragic incident on their school campus this morning. Please keep them in your thoughts today. I appreciate the quick response to this situation by Superintendent Bergandt and law enforcement and first responders to protect the students and to quickly apprehend the persons responsible for this horrific act.”
Two candlelight vigils are planned for Tuesday night at the following locations:
– The Church of St. Mary is located at 401 North Street in Chardon, Ohio,
The vigil will start at 7pm ET.
– The Crossroads Community Church is located at 6685 County Highway 22 in Madison, Ohio.
The vigil will start at 7pm ET.
Our Thoughts, Our Hearts, and Our Prayers Go Out to the Victims of the Chardon High School Shooting and to the community of Chardon, Ohio.
More updated information on this tragic school shooting at Chardon High School in Chardon, Ohio on ZachNews as soon as they become available.
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