The streets around Sparks Middle School and Agnes Risley Elementary School are ringed with emergency vehicles following a shooting this morning at Sparks Middle School.
Parents are being allowed to pick up children, but otherwise traffic is blocked.
A command post has been set up in front of Sparks Middle School. No one is yet giving details to the media about what may have happened.
Sparks police spokesman Rocky Triplett has confirmed that a shooting has occurred at Sparks Middle School, and that a shooter has been ‘neutralized.’
Students have been evacuated from the school to Agnes Risley Elementary School.
There are no details as to how many people have been shot. USA Today stated reports that a 12-year-old boy was shot as classes were starting, and the school was placed on lockdown.
RGJ contributed to this report.