A sixth-grade female student is in police custody after drawing a gun from her backpack and shooting three people. The student shot two other students and a custodian before being disarmed by a teacher. The three victims were shot in their extremities, all surviving their wounds.
The identity of the students have yet to be released. Rigby police received calls around 9:15 a.m. Thursday to Rigby Middle School. According to the Idaho State Journal, Jefferson County Sheriff, Steve Anderson, said the girl fired multiple rounds inside and outside the building.
Custodian Jim Wilson was treated and released from the hospital for a gunshot wound to an extremity. The two student victims remain in the hospital with wounds to their extremities as well. Dr. Michael Lemon, trauma medical director at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (ERIMC) said one student might need surgery.
All victims are expected to make a full recovery. Authorities say the motive for the shooting remains unknown. A GoFundMe is currently accepting donations to help with Wilson’s medical expenses.