Breaking News!!: Glendale, AZ: Shooting at Independence High School.


Breaking News!!: Glendale, AZ: Shooting at Independence High School.

A shooting happened at Independence High School in Glendale, Arizona just before 8:00am MT on Friday, February 12th, 2016.

According to authorities, 2 female students, 15 year old girls, were killed by a single gunshot each near the main building and the weapon was found near their bodies.

Authorities responded within minutes of the call of a shooting.


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Authorities have not immediately release details on the circumstances of the shootings or any motive.

Independence High School has asked parents to wait at the Walmart at 75th Avenue and Glendale Avenue, where a Mercy Maricopa Crisis MobileTeam is on scene, and the Crisis Response Network is available at: 1 (800) 203-2273 (CARES).

Buses were reportedly picking up parents from the Walmart and taking them to the school to meet and pick up their children.

Authorities have closed 75th Avenue from Glendale Avenue to Bethany Home Road during the response.

According to the Independence High School’s website, about 2,000 students are enrolled at Independence High School.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.

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