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.
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.