A teen shooting victim encountered a New Jersey high school looking for assistance Tuesday afternoon, stimulating a lockdown and a large authorities action, according to authorities and reports.
The 16-year-old, who was not instantly recognized by gender or name, was grazed by a bullet on the shoulder about a quarter-mile from Brick Memorial High School in Brick Area around 2 p.m., according to NJ.com.
The injured teenager dashed into the high school, prompting a precautionary lockdown while police officers scoured the area for the shooter, according to the report.
The victim was being treated for a non-life-threatening injury with their moms and dads at their side, the Brick Town Authorities Department wrote on Facebook.
The circumstances of the shooting weren’t instantly clear, consisting of whether the teenager was the designated target or caught a stray bullet.
By about 90 minutes after the event, cops were aiding in the steady termination of trainees to their parents.