Waxahachie Jr. High Student Killed In Shooting

Andrew Greenstein
January 24, 2020 - 1:58 pm



WAXAHACHIE (1080 KRLD) - A junior high school student in Waxahachie is shot dead.

Just before 10:15 Thursday night, police found the student inside a home on Martin Luther King Blvd. with a gunshot wound.

That person was pronounced dead at Baylor, Scott and White Hospital in Waxahachie.

The student, whose identity has not been released, attended Coleman Junior High School.

"Waxahachie ISD grieves along with our students, family and friends," says school district spokeswoman Jenny Bridges. "We are providing support to students and staff members at Coleman Junior High and other campuses affected by this tragic loss."

Police have not released any information on what led up to the shooting, only saying that the investigation is ongoing.