Live news is rolling out surrounding what is now the 17th school shooting in the U.S. in 2018.\nA high school in Great Mills, MD, is on lockdown after a shooting this morning.\nREAD ALSO: The Canadian Government Wants To Lower The Voting Age To 16\nGreat Mills High School in St. Mary's County reported the shooting this Tuesday morning.\nBREAKING: St. Mary’s County Public Schools says there has been a shooting at Great Mills High School in Great Mills, Maryland pic.twitter.com/KgDheMm6II\n— CNN (@CNN) March 20, 2018\nThe school posted on their website that the incident is contained, and the Sheriff's Office is on the scene.\nSpecial agents are en route to the reported shooting.\nPolice are going through classrooms to clear the school, and students will then be escorted out of the school, Freese said.\nNBC Washington has reported multiple injuries.\nSome of the injuries were critical, sheriff's officials said. It's not clear how many people were injured at the school about 60 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. Deputies were called to the school just before 8 a.m.\nA Twitter post from the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office asked parents not to report to the school due to the incident, but to go to a high school in nearby Leonardtown instead.\nThere has been a Shooting at Great Mills High School. The school is on lock down the event is contained, the Sheriff's office is on the scene additional information to follow.\nParents/Guardians should go to Leonardtown HS for reunification with GMHS students\n— SMCPS_MD (@SMCPS_MD) March 20, 2018\nVideo shows police officers responding to shooting at Great Mills High School in Maryland. “The event is contained,” according to the school district. pic.twitter.com/IOKLPHLdZB\n— Steven Romo ABC13 (@StevenABC13) March 20, 2018\nAs of minutes ago, there has been a student identified as the suspect, and he is still considered an active shooter.\nSupposedly shooter at Great Mills High School targeted a female student. Both reported in critical but supposedly one DOA as said,over the scanner. On-site officer eliminated the threat.\n— Nick Pepecoli (@Nick_Pepecoli) March 20, 2018\nWatching this story develop is very sobering. Gun laws in the U.S. are an absolute must.\nThere is also a story of reports on Feb. 20 of an upcoming planned shooting at the Maryland High School. Parents and students were concerned over this warning, and police were investigating this not even a month ago.\nVia TheBayNet\nMore tweets and updates from news sources are coming out.\nBREAKING ALERT: Two deaths confirmed along with six injuries after shooter opens fire at Great Mills High School in Maryland. @NRA Making America just so phucking GREAT! @foxnewspolitics @BrietbartNews @DRUDGE_REPORT @ABC @NBCNightlyNews @WhiteHouse @TheDemocrats @OutnumberedFNC\n— chester b. badger (@chesterbadger3) March 20, 2018\nBREAKING: Police officer has reportedly shot the school shooter at Great Mills high school, leading it to stop, possibly saving lives.\n— BNL NEWS (@BreakingNLive) March 20, 2018\nUpdate: CNN\nOne person is dead after an armed student shot two other students at Great Mills High School in Maryland on Tuesday morning, according to St. Mary's County Sheriff Tim Cameron.\nCameron said the school resource officer engaged the shooter and ended the threat, and the shooter was pronounced dead. A male student is in stable condition and a female student is in critical condition, he said.\nThe school resource officer fired a round at the shooter, and the shooter fired a round as well, but the officer was not injured.\nThe identity of the shooter still seems to be unclear. I have seen numerous reports and tweets all with different names/individuals mentioned.\nWhat is clear is that the shooter was pronounced dead after an officer intervened and fired a round at the suspect. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital at 10:41 AM.