Mount Vernon school in shock over shooting death of classmate

Students at a Mount Vernon school are in shock after a fellow student was fatally shot and another teen wounded on Thursday. Mount Vernon School Di...

March 10, 2023
3:36 PM

Students at a Mount Vernon school are in shock after a fellow student was fatally shot and another teen wounded on Thursday. Mount Vernon School District officials confirmed the deceased student was a ninth grader at STEAM Academy. The deadly shooting happened about 10:30 a.m. Thursday over at the Levister Towers apartment complex on South 9th Avenue. Police say they were called to the courtyard area, and when they found the teen boy who had suffered a gunshot wound, they immediately began administering first aid.

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