Teenage suspect dead after middle school shooting in Richmond, IN

Teenage suspect dead after middle school shooting in Richmond, IN
(Source: Lyman, Jill)

RICHMOND, IN (WFIE) - Indiana State Police are investigating the shooting at Dennis Intermediate School in Richmond, IN.

Indiana State Police confirm that shortly after 8:00 a.m. Thursday, the Richmond PD dispatch was alerted of a potential violent act that could occur at the school.

Officers from several agencies responded and a lockdown was put into place.

As officers arrived, they confronted a the 14-year-old suspect outside the school who they say shot out the glass of a locked entry door to the school, and ran inside with police officers in pursuit.

Troopers say the suspect, once in the school, exchanged gunfire with police officers. They say the suspect died result of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. No one else was hurt.

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