FIRST, SHAUN GALLAGHER IS LIVEAT WAUKESHA SOUTH HIGHSCHOOL... WHERE CLASSESCONTINUED AS NORMALTODAY...SHAUN:THE STUDENTS I TALKED TO SAIDTHEY NOTICED A LOT MORE KIDSWERE OUT THAN USUAL TODAY.
THESCHOOL DISTRICT SAYS ABOUT 120KIDS WERE ABSENT, WHICH IS 50PERCENT HIGHER THAN USUAL.STUDENTS AT WAUKESHA SOUTHHIGH SCHOOL RETURNED TO CLASSTUESDAY TO FIND MOREPOLICEUT FEWER CLASSMATES.hallways are kind of quieter.
.BUT YESTERDAY THINGS HERE WEREANYTHING BUT QUIET.POLICE SAYA STUDENT BROUGHT TWO PELLETGUNS TO SCHOOL BECAUSE HE WASANGRY WITH ANOTHER STUDENT.WHEN CONFRONTED BY OFFICERS,THEY SAY HE POINTED ONE OF THEGUNS AT THEM.
BRADYESSER, AN 11-YEAR-VETERAN ONTHE DEPARTMENT, SHOT THESTUDENT THREE TIMES.THESTUDENT WAS TAKEN TO THEHOSPITAL AND IS IN STABLECONDITION.
.i will get 100firearms experts to look atthat picture right there and100 will say that's a firearm,period.
.POLICE SAY THEY ALSOSEARCHED THE STUDENT'S HOME..more firearms and narcoticsfoudn at that scene that awsin the student's bedroom.
.BACK AT SCHOOL TODAY, SENIORSBETH HEINDL AND LAUREN REIGHNSAID THE WHOLE DAY FELT ALITTLE .are you guys learningat all today or is this what'soccupying all of your time?ididn't really learn anythingtoday so far.
In two of myclasses, we took a break andwere like we'll learn stufftomorrow my first hour teacherasked us if we were ok withdoing a review for a test we'dhave later this week.
Asked uswhat we wanted to do, whatpace we wanted to go at.
THESTUDENTS SAY THE SCHOOL DIDMAKE COUNSELORS AVAILABLE TOTHOSE WHO NEEDED THEM.
ANDWHILE THE DAY FELT DIFFERENT,BETH AND LAUREN SAID THEY BOTHFELT SAFE.
I know we have apolice officer in the school idon't feel unsafe.
If i did,iw oudln't have come to schooltoday but i don't feel unsafe.honestly, it feels likethere's a lot of love andsupport going on in thebuilding.CAPTAIN BAUMANN SAYS THEYEXPECT THE 17-YEAR-OLD SUSPECTCOULD BE CHARGED WITH MULTIPLEFELONIES BUT ULTIMATELY ITWILL BE UP TO THE COUNTYATTORNEY.POLICE SAY THESTUDENT COULD ALSO BE TRIED ASAN ADULT.