Article will be updated as new information becomes available.
Montgomery County Police are investigating a possible shooting that occurred at Col. Zadok Magruder High School at 5939 Muncaster Mill Rd in Derwood around 1pm on Friday, according to our public safety reporter Cordell Pugh.
A juvenile teen male was found with a gunshot wound and seriously injured in a restroom and transported to a local trauma center.
The is an isolated incident and there is not an active shooter.
At 3:44pm, Montgomery County Police confirmed a male student was shot and that a suspect is in custody.
We will post more information as soon at is becomes available.
MCPS tweeted the following: “We are aware of an incident at Magruder HS and are working with the Montgomery County PD. More information will be provided as it becomes available.”
Magruder High School sent a message to the community stating the following: “Magruder High School is currently in aLockdown addressing a student health situation. There is no immediate threat to the safety of staff or students. We are remaining in a lockdown out of an abundance of caution and will share more information shortly. Please stand by.”
Montgomery County Police at 2:56pm: “We are still investigating a serious incident at Magruder High School. PIO is on scene. Media staging area will be determined shortly.”
Montgomery County Police at 3:44pm: “Montgomery County Police can confirm a male student was shot on campus at Magruder High School. The school is still currently on lockdown.
We can confirm that a suspect is in custody. More information will be released when available.”
URGENT UPDATE: HIGH SCHOOL SHOOTING: ~1PM Friday in Colonel Zadok Magruder High School (Montgomery County, MD). Juvenile teen male found shot and seriously injured in a restroom; school remains on lockdown. Victim headed to Trauma Ctr. ISOLATED INCIDENT; *NOT* ACTIVE SHOOTER.
— Cordell (@CordellTraffic) January 21, 2022
MCPD is investigating an incident at Magruder High School. One student is injured and has been transported to an area hospital. More information will be released as it becomes available. #MCPD #MCPNews
— Montgomery County Department of Police (@mcpnews) January 21, 2022