Update at 10:35 a.m.: The student who was shot this morning at Butler High School has died from their injuries.


This morning, a student was shot at Butler High School in Matthews.

After reports of the shooting surfaced online, local authorities assured the public that the shooter was in custody and the scene was secure.

The victim, a male, was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Sadly, he passed away from his injuries a short time later.

As news of the shooting quickly spread online, concerned parents broke through the police barricades and charged at the school after growing angry they could not see their children.

Police are now letting parents pick up students at the entrance of the school.

Prior to the shooting, it is believed a fight between the suspect and victim broke out in the hallway of the school.

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