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UPDATE: Student killed in shooting at North Carolina high school, suspect now in custody

Shooting happened in Winston-Salem

Scene outside of Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem, NC, on Sept. 1, 2021. (WXII)

Authorities have the person in custody who they say shot and killed a student on school property at a high school in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on Wednesday.

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office announced shortly after 6 p.m. that the person was taken into custody without incident.

Earlier Wednesday, the Sheriff’s Office announced that William Chavis Raynard Miller Jr. died after being shot at Mount Tabor High School.

“It is a sad day but we will get through this together. This family needs your prayers. Our students need your prayers. Our community needs your prayers,” said Sheriff Kimbrough in a tweet.

At this time, authorities said they have no confirmed information regarding any other shootings or injuries.


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