School Shooting Confirmed at Perry, Iowa High School

A school shooting with multiple gunshot victims has been confirmed by officials in Perry, Iowa.

Dallas County Sheriff Adam Infante appeared before the press at just after 10am as the investigation into what led to this morning’s shooting at the Perry High School begins.

He says the shooting started at approximately 7:47 am.

He says there is no further danger. The shooter has been identified but their identity has not been revealed at this time.

Radio Iowa reports, a teacher says she heard gunshots about 15 minutes before school was scheduled to start. 

Raccoon Valley Radio interviewed Perry High School Teacher Lori Meinecke, who said at about 7:40 a.m. she heard about six to seven gunshots followed by the voices of several school coaches encouraging everyone to evacuate the area. One of the hospitals in Des Moines has confirmed its medical helicopter and ambulances were dispatched to Perry. This was the first day of school in Perry after the holiday break. Perry’s Middle and High Schools are closed.

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