A 17-year-old has been charged with capital murder after he allegedly opened fire Friday at a Texas high school, killing at least 10 people -- nine students and one teacher.
Police have told CBS News that Dimitrios Pagourtzis shot students and school staff at Santa Fe High School, where he was a student.
Mug shot of accused Santa Fe shooter pic.twitter.com/9YLZXSiZgd— Josh Hubbard (@JhubbsKHOU11) May 18, 2018
In addition to those killed, at least 10 were transferred to hospitals with injuries.
Santa Fe High School is in Santa Fe, Texas, just northwest of Galveston, Texas.
Pagourtzis was taken into custody after the shooting.
The attack began shortly after school started Friday.
A second person, also a student at the school, is said to have helped Pagourtzis’ with the attack, according to law enforcement. Police are also speaking with a third person about the shooting.
Here is what we know about Pagourtzis:
- He was wearing "trenchcoat and big boots," according to a student who said he saw the shooter. Police have not confirmed what he was wearing.
- He is 17 years old.
- He was injured in the attack.
- He gave himself up to police at the school after the attack.
#BREAKING: Federal law enforcement source confirms suspected #SantaFeShooting suspect is Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17. #KHOU11 Investigates pic.twitter.com/bLGQZKQx7G— Jeremy Rogalski (@JRogalskiKHOU) May 18, 2018
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
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