Authorities believe one understudy was harmed in the occurrence at Mattoon High School on Wednesday evening.
The casualty is allegedly in a steady condition in healing center.
Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 posted on its Facebook page: ‘Mattoon Police Department has reacted to a dynamic shooter at MHS.
‘Police have the shooter in authority. As of now we trust that there has been one damage. All understudies will be transported to Riddle School. Guardians may get their understudies there.
More data will be pending when more data is accessible. If it’s not too much trouble take after facebook postings for refreshes.’
At Mattoon High School, where there was a shooting earlier today pic.twitter.com/EnEVqFK0ko
— Ben Zigterman (@bzigterman) September 20, 2017