Butler Co.: Madison Schools shooter in custody

Posted at 4:23 PM, Feb 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-29 16:23:37-05

A couple Madison Local Schools students will be dismissed early after a shooting suspect was taken into custody on Monday, according to Madison Local Schools.

The Butler County Sheriff's Department tweeted on Monday that the schools were secure and there was a shooter in custody. Parents of students who were injured were notified.

The sheriff's office said two students were shot and taken to the hospital with what seemed to be non-life threatening injuries. Two other students were injured as well.

The suspect, according to the sheriff's office, was described as a 14-year-old student. The student ran from the scene and was caught. The suspect's name is not being released yet.

Around 12:45 p.m. Monday, Madison Local Schools said it received clearance from the sheriff. Students at the high school and elementary school were dismissed.


We have received clearance from the Butler County Sheriff. Students at the MJSHS are currently dismissing as quickly as...

Posted by Madison Local Schools on Monday, February 29, 2016