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Student hospitalized Monday after shooting incident at Hettinger, ND, school

Emergency services were dispatched at approximately 11:15 a.m. Monday to Hettinger Public School for a student active shooter incident.

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Reports of a student walking into Hettinger Public School at approximately 11:15 a.m. Monday, Oct. 4, 2021, and firing a gun have been confirmed by law enforcement. Additional details emerging. (Dickinson Press File Photo)
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HETTINGER, N.D. — A student involved in a shooting at Monday morning, Oct. 4, at Hettinger Public School was taken for emergency medical treatment, according to the Adams County Sheriff's Office.

The student's status at this time is unknown.

Emergency services were dispatched at approximately 11:15 a.m. Monday to Hettinger Public School for a student active shooter incident.

"The incident involved one student and no other students, faculty or staff were involved. Emergency Services immediately responded with the Adams County sheriff, Hettinger County sheriff, North Dakota Highway Patrol, Hettinger Fire Department and West River Health Services Ambulance all sending personnel," according to the Sheriff's Office.

Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

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Jackie Jahfetson is a graduate of Northern Michigan University whose journalism path began in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan as a freelancer for The Daily Mining Gazette. Her previous roles include editor-in-chief at The North Wind and reporter at The Mining Journal in Marquette, Mich. Raised on a dairy farm, she immediately knew Dickinson would be her first destination west as she focuses on gaining aptitude for ranch life, crop farming and everything agriculture. She covers hard news stories centered on government, fires, crime and education. When not fulfilling deadlines and attending city commission meetings, she is a budding musician and singer.
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