Dallas County Sheriff's officials have given their first update on this morning's shooting at Perry High School.

The first report of shots fired at the school came to law enforcement at around 7:37 a.m. The first officer arrived at Perry High School at 7:44. Sheriff Adam Infante told reporters that school was not yet in session when the shooting started. Infante added that when police arrived they discovered multiple gunshot victims.

KCCI-TV in Des Moines reports a school administrator was among those shot and the shooter has died of what is believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The shooter has not been identified, but CBS says the person was born in 2006. Additional information is expected this afternoon.


Numerous sources are reporting a school shooting at a high school in Iowa this morning.

ABC News is reporting that a shooting has occurred at Perry High School, according to a Perry, Iowa police administrator. Perry is located just northwest of Des Moines.

The Des Moines Register reports that police on the scene confirmed a shooter. A medical helicopter was seen landing near the school along with other emergency vehicles. The Register reports that there could be multiple victims.

A reunification center has been set up in Perry for family members.

A press conference has been scheduled by law enforcement officials at 10 a.m.

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