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A shooting occurred at Perry, Iowa, high school Thursday morning.

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A shooting left several injured Thursday morning at a high school in the town of Perry, in the state of Iowa, United States.

During a brief press conference, Dallas County Sheriff Adam Infante confirmed that several people were injured during the event without specifying the number.

An official at MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center confirmed earlier to NBC that the facility had received several injured people.

Sheriff Adante said the situation is under control and the danger has been averted at the high school in Perry, a small town located about sixty kilometers north of the city of Des Moines, capital of the State.

As for the shooter, the sheriff said that he was identified by the police without giving further details on his identity and his state of health.

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Or, according to the channels American NBC and CNN who cite officials from the Perry police, the shooter would have ended his life himself.

The same sources also report two students and a member of school staff injured during the attack.

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Dallas County Sheriff Adam Adante confirmed there were “multiple injured people” at the scene of the shooting when officers arrived.

Earlier, at a press conference, Sheriff Adante simply declared that the shooter had been identified without giving further details on his identity and state of health.

Students and staff were returning to class this morning after the holiday break when the shooting occurred around 7:30 a.m. local time. The school was reportedly completely evacuated under police supervision around 8:30 a.m.

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Authorities are expected to hold another press briefing later this afternoon.

With information from NBC News, Associated Press and CNN

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