UPDATE: Police On Scene Of Shooting At Jackson School
UPDATE: MLive reports that the victim of the shooting was a 17 year-old male, who was shot from behind while getting onto the bus. The shooter used a handgun and shot a single round before fleeing the scene on foot. The driver of the school bus is also being commended for acting admirably. The driver didn't panic, called 911 and the school dispatch, and did everything possible to take care of the kids on the bus. As of this morning, police may have a suspect, but are continuing the investigation. The victim is still at Henry Ford Allegiance Health, but is in good condition.
MLive reports that police are on the scene of an apparent shooting that took place today just outside T.A. Wilson Academy in Jackson.
The shooting is said to have taken place on a school bus just outside the academy. During the shooting, Jackson Police Lt. Christopher Simpson reports that one student was shot. The student, who was hit in the upper extremities, was taken to Henry Ford Allegiance Health.
Police surrounded the school at around 2:45 pm and began searching for the suspect, who they believe "fled northbound in the 300 block of Biddle Street." Jackson Police Deputy Chief describes the suspect "as a black male in his late teens or early 20s, approximately 5-foot-7-inches tall with a thin build and long dreadlocks and wearing a black hooded shirt." Get more information on this story HERE.