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Suspect in custody after school shooting in Italy, Texas

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Posted at 11:50 AM, Jan 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-22 11:50:22-05

A 16-year-old male suspect is in custody after a school shooting in Italy, Texas, the Ellis County Sheriff's Office reported. 

A 15-year-old female student was airlifted to a hospital after the incident, the sheriff's office reported in a Facebook post. The incident happened at approximately 7:53 a.m. local time. 

Italy is about 45 miles south of Dallas.