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Student Dies After Shooting Himself At School In Upper Peninsula

(CBS DETROIT) - A Michigan student has died following a self-inflicted gunshot wound while at school.

On Tuesday, April 26, at about 12:30 p.m. the student shot himself while in the bathroom of Aspen Ridge School, according to Michigan State Police.

Aspen Ridge provides education for elementary and middle school students in Ishpeming. Ishpeming is located in Marquette County, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

At the time of the shooting, an MSP trooper had been giving a presentation to some of the students at the school.

The trooper at the school immediately responded, and provided first aid. Additional patrol units and EMS were called to the scene.

EMS then transported the boy to a hospital in Marquette, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police say Aspen Ridge was placed on lockdown and they cleared the building, finding no threat to other students.

The NICE Community School District schools were closed on Wednesday due to the incident.

Police will continue to investigate.

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