Arkansas school shooting, one student hospitalized

School Shooting

PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KATV) — A student at an Arkansas junior high school has been shot Monday morning.

Watson Chapel Junior High, in Pine Bluff, reported the shooting on Facebook around 10:30 a.m. putting the school on lockdown. By 10:50 am. school officials notified the public that all students were safe, they believe it was an ‘isolated incident.’

There has been a shooting at the Watson Chapel Junior High. All campuses are on lock down. The Jefferson County…

Posted by Watson Chapel School District on Monday, March 1, 2021

The student who was shot had been transported to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital via helicopter. Today was the first-day students returned for in-person learning.

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