At least one student injured in North Carolina school shooting

At least one student injured in North Carolina school shooting

At least one student injured in North Carolina school shooting

A North Carolina high school has been put on lockdown after a student shot and wounded a classmate.

According to Matthews police, a fight broke out at the school Monday morning just before the shooting incident occurred.

The lockdown at Butler High School has been lifted by law enforcement. Authorities have not released the names of the students.

The victim, also believed to be male, was taken to Carolinas Medical Center Main at around 7.42am but was declared dead a few hours later after undergoing surgery.

"The single shooter has been apprehended and the weapon is in the possession of law enforcement", said the CMS Facebook post.

Counselors and psychologists were available for the students who witnessed the shooting. He said the system was reviewing its security procedures.

'The never happened when I was growing up. Butler families may now pick students up from the entrance of the Butler HS campus only.

Classes went on as scheduled for students who opted to stay on campus, CBS Charlotte reports.

Butler High School in Matthews, N.C.is seen here in a Google street map. Multiple parents told local television channels that they felt confused and unsure about where to meet with their children.

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