One person is in custody following a shooting at Mattoon High School this (Wednesday) morning. Police reports in Coles County say there was one shooter and one person was injured. The school remained closed this (Wed) afternoon as police continued to search the area.
Officials said the victim was hospitalized and in stable condition.
The School Resource Officers and school officials headed to the cafeteria just past 11:30 am where they heard shots fired. The suspect fired shots in the school cafeteria, before he was subdued and disarmed.