Originally posted on As Ohio Goes, So Goes the Nation:

Geauga County Courthouse (Ohio)

Geauga County Courthouse (Ohio) (Photo credit: fusionpanda)

One student has died following a shooting this morning at Chardon High School. Four others were injured. The shooter is in custody.

Police will not yet name the gunman, saying only that he has not yet been charged, and that he is a juvenile.

The gunman opened fire with a handgun before 8:00 a.m. in the school cafeteria where students were eating breakfast.

The shooter was chased out of the building by a teacher and turned himself in to a passerby. Police have not confirmed that the gunman was a student at the school, but junior Heather Ziska told the Associated Press she just a few feet away when he opened fire, and she recognized the shooter as a fellow student.

The suspect is in custody at Geauga County Safety Center, according to ABC News’ Cleveland affiliate WEWS.

“Our prayers go out to the five victims and their families,”…

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