Police looking for student suspect who shot 4 victims at Arlington, Texas high school

By , NewsRadio 1080 KRLD


MANSFIELD (1080 KRLD)- Police are searching for the student responsible for a shooting that left multiple people wounded.

Assistant Police Chief Kevin Kolbye updated the media this morning regarding the shooting at Timberview High School, which is located in Arlington, but is part of the Mansfield ISD.

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Police say they began getting phone calls at 9:15 am regarding a shooting coming from the second floor of the high school. Police confirmed there were four victims. One had minor injuries and refused treatment, three others were taken to the hospital.

Police confirmed at least two of the victims was shot and are already in surgery. Police say three of the victims were students and one of them was an older person who may have been a teacher.

Police believe this was not a random act of violence and say that there was a fight between a student and another individual in a class, when a student drew a gun. Police say the person of interest is 18 year-old Timothy George Simpkins, who police believe left scene in a 2018 Silver Dodge Charger.

Mansfield ISD reports that the active shooter threat is over and gave the "All Clear." The reunification process with students and parents is underway.

A video taken by a student in the school and posted to social media shows a classroom full of students scrambling when they hear shots fired in the building.

This is a developing story. Please listen to 1080 KRLD for the latest updates.

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