ARLINGTON, Texas — An 18-year-old opened fire inside a Dallas-area high school, leaving four people injured before fleeing, authorities say.
The shooting happened at Timberview High School in Arlington, which is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area.
Authorities say at a news conference that the shooting happened after a fight broke out in the school.
Police are searching for the suspected shooter, whom they identified as Timothy George Simpkins. They say he might be driving a 2018 Silver Dodge Charger with license plate PFY-6260.
Arlington Assistant Police Chief Kevin Kolbye says two of the four injured people were shot. Three of the four were taken to hospitals and the other person refused treatment.
We are looking for a shooting suspect in today’s incident at @mansfieldisd Timberview School. Please call 911 if you know the whereabouts of 18-year old Timothy George Simpkins who may be driving a 2018 Silver Dodge Charger with license plate PFY-6260. pic.twitter.com/npaNVBDXRp
— Arlington Police, TX (@ArlingtonPD) October 6, 2021