Student shoots himself to death at Florida school, deputies say

A student suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Lake Minneola High School, police said on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.

WKMG

Last Updated Nov 14, 2017 10:59 AM EST

MINNEOLA, Fla. - A student fatally shot himself Tuesday morning at Lake Minneola High School, police said.

Paramedics transported the student to a hospital for treatment of the wound, CBS affiliate WKMG reports. According to the Lake County Sheriff's Office, the student succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. 

The school and other schools in the area have been placed on lockdown as a precaution, the station reported.

There has been one person injured from a gunshot at Lake Minneola High School. The school is secure at this time and we...

Posted by Lake County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Deputies told WKMG that the gun has been secured at there is no threat to students.

A crisis team, including grief counselors, has been called to the school, officials said.