A riot at Stuyvesants high school in New Jersey has been declared an act of terrorism by authorities.
Police said there were multiple victims, and one person was arrested.
The incident took place late on Friday, according to police.
The school was evacuated.
One of the suspects was shot by a police officer who was at the school when the attack took place.
“This is an act which clearly shows that the perpetrators of this attack are prepared to inflict harm upon anyone who may be attending the school,” said Lt.
Paul D’Agostino, the head of the New Jersey State Police.
“The school is a secure facility and is a school of higher learning, and this attack clearly shows the seriousness of that,” he added.
The suspects are described as: One male, aged 23 years old, is charged with attempted murder of a police chief and attempted murder for attempted murder, according the New York Daily News.
The other male, also 23 years of age, is arrested with the intent to kill and attempted robbery.
The police chief was injured in the attack.
The suspect in the incident was arrested and taken to a hospital, according New York State Police Lt.
The two suspects were also seen carrying a knife.
The officers involved in the assault have been placed on paid administrative leave, Gannar told NBC News.
“I can confirm that they are on administrative leave and they are being interviewed,” Gannamar said.
Police are investigating the motive for the attack, which has caused property damage, and the possibility that there may be more victims.
The shooting took place in front of a school bus carrying about 20 students.
There were no reports of injuries.
Stuyvens High School is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, in the Upper East Side of New York, just north of the city’s Financial District.”
Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of those who lost their lives, and to the students and staff at Stuevesant who have been through such a hard time and will forever remain traumatized by the events of September 13, 2017.”
Stuyvens High School is located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, in the Upper East Side of New York, just north of the city’s Financial District.