(WGHP-TV) One student was taken to the hospital and a suspect is in custody after shots were fired outside Carver High School on Friday afternoon.

Officers responded to the school around 2:26 p.m. after a reported shooting.

“I saw the dude with the gun and then I took off and he shot twice and then that’s when everyone said it was a gun and took off,” explained Gabriel Walatee, a sophomore at Carver.

Winston-Salem Police Chief Barry Rountree said the shooting happened outside the school following a planned fire drill.

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