Jump over the site's section navigation.

NCHS student hostage interviewed

Fri, 07 Sep 2012 13:59:20 CDT
By: Charlie Schlenker

With us is Sean Kennedy. He is 14. Sean is a student at Normal Community High School, one of the students in a health class taken hostage this morning by another student with a gun. That student fired the weapon in room 73 near the gym. Sean Kennedy has given a statement to police and now talks with us about what happened.

   
Kennedy tells us that in the aftermath, the health teacher, apparently decompressing was calling for Unit Five to install metal detectors to screen students entering the school. WGLT News Director Willis Kern is at a Unit Five and Normal Police News Conference. We will have more coverage during All things considered and on the web at wglt.org.

Support Your Public Radio Station