One person was taken into custody after two people were shot on the campus of Carol City High School in Miami Thursday, according to Miami-Dade Police.
The shooting happened around 4 p.m. Thursday afternoon and sent around 400 people who were at the school for after-school activities into lockdown. The Miami-Dade County School Board later canceled all night activities at Carol City High, Carol City Middle, and Barbara Hawkins Elementary were cancelled.
Students who heard the gunfire ran from the scene, some leaving their book bags behind them.
“I kind of panicked at first and then I was like, ‘Oh my God, Oh my God, what’s going on,’” said student Keisha Boykins.
Miami-Dade Police said four people, two adults and two juveniles were involved in an altercation that led to the shooting. Both of the victims were airlifted from the scene to local hospitals. One of the victims was listed in critical condition and the other was in stable condition.
Police said while one person was in custody late Thursday, there was an active perimeter up for the other suspect involved in the shooting.
Miami-Dade Police’s Elena Hernandez said, “At this time we don’t know if the victims were targeted or initiated the confrontation.”
The Miami-Dade School Board said neither of the victims are students of Carol City High School.
Carol City High School student Kenneth Hayes said he knows the two victims personally.
"They were my home boys," Hayes said. "I used to chill with them every day."
Hayes told NBC 6 that 16-year-old Khambrel Mannings is the victim listed in stable condition, while a 17-year-old named Trenard was the critically-injured victim. Hayes did not give Trenard's last name.
"After hearing about FSU and things you hear all the time, it’s scary," said parent Susan York. "They say hug your children every day, you never know."