Multiple people were shot outside a Des Moines high school Monday, per ABC News.

  • The shooting reportedly happened outside the school but on school grounds.

What happened: Des Moines police confirmed that three teens were shot on the campus of Des Moines East High School.

Details: All three students were in critical condition, police said.

  • The school was placed on lockdown.
  • Students have now been given permission to leave school.
  • Residents in the area were asked to stay clear of the school due to the ongoing situation, per KCCI.
  • “The circumstances of the shooting and whether or not students were involved are unclear,” ABC News reports.

What they’re saying: “I was just sitting in my friend’s car and then all of the sudden I heard 11 gunshots and some boys screaming,” East High student Kaylie Shannon told KCCI.

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What to know: Multiple suspects were detained after the shooting, Axios reports.

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