ST. LOUIS – A huge police presence is near Central Visual and Performing Arts High School Monday morning after three people were injured in a shooting.

Children and police were seen running from the school building. Officers were also seen helping students scale fences and buildings. Officers had guns drawn at one point. The high school is at the corner of Kingshighway and Arsenal. The shooting happened at approximately 9:12 a.m. Ambulances are also on the scene.

Police are expected to give a briefing on this evolving situation soon. Students were gathered at the Courtesy Diner on Kingshighway. They were then moved to a Schnucks parking lot on Arsenal Street.

Kingshighway and Arsenal are shut down. Crime tape has been put up in the area to block off the police investigation.

FOX 2 will continue to update this story with more information as it becomes available.


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