Matthews Police confirmed the student died from injuries related to the shooting after they were taken to the hospital.
The incident prompted pandemonium within the school community, according to the Associated Press and other outlets, as the school was placed into lockdown for about two hours and many terrified parents rushed toward the school to make sure their children were safe. Investigators have the weapon believed to have been used in the shooting.
Students were later released to their anxious parents who had jammed the area around the school, while police spent much of the day interviewing witnesses and combing over the crime scene.
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Clayton Wilcox said the shooting appears to have stemmed from a case of bullying "that escalated out of control".
Hundreds of people gathered by the Butler High School flagpole Monday evening for a vigil in memory of sophomore Bobby McKeithen, who was shot inside the school Monday morning. The school's lockdown ended at 9:15 a.m.
Shootings have become so normalized in our society that we're expected to get over it and move on in (literally) an instant. The school's website says that there are 2123 students enrolled in the school.
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Parents were permitted to pick their children up from school after the shooting but had to sign them out in-person at the front entrance.
CMS officials posted on Facebook that counseling is being made available for students and staff at the school.
"Some have asked me, how could someone, especially a student, come on to one of our campus (es) with a loaded gun", Wilcox said. I am devastated by another heartbreaking loss of life and my thoughts are with the students and families who have been affected.
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"The first thing that I did was feel guilty", she said. The school district said that students' families were being notified by phone. Law enforcement has advised that there is no further immediate danger at this time and initial investigation shows this to be an isolated incident. The statement added that classes would continue for students who remain on campus.