A school official in Ohio says a middle school student apparently shot himself after bringing a gun to school.
Police say Jackson Middle School, near Massillon, is on lockdown Tuesday and that the students and staff are safe.
The school official tells The Independent newspaper that the student is being treated at a hospital.
Authorities and school officials haven’t released any other details about the shooting.
Hundreds of parents gathered outside the school as school officials worked to dismiss students.
No other students and faculty members were injured, WOIO reported.
Massillon is located about 50 miles (80 kilometers) south of Cleveland.