- Associated Press - Friday, September 29, 2017

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) - Police say a teenage girl has died by suicide at a Kansas City-area high school.

A release from Lee’s Summit police says officers and medical crews arrived at Lee’s Summit North High School on Friday morning following reports of attempted self-harm by a student. Other students heard a single gunshot.

Police say medics took the high school senior to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. She died shortly after arriving.

Lee’s Summit police say staff locked down the school and dismissed students early. Professional counselors have been called in to work with students in the district.

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