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[Update] 1 dead, 7 injured in mass shooting at Colorado STEM school: Sheriff

One victim of a school shooting near Denver, Colorado, on Tuesday has died, according to local authorities.

As CrimeOnline previously reported, two male students of the school — one adult and one minor — were arrested on suspicion of carrying out the deadly act.

According to KCNC, an 18-year-old male student was shot and killed.

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The Douglas County Sheriff’s Department posted a tweet confirming the death.

“It is with extreme sadness that we can confirm that 1 student at the STEM School was killed in today’s #stemshooting incident,” the post stated. “The immediate family has been notified. Douglas County Coroner Jill Romann has not officially identified the student is stating it’s an 18 year old male.”

As of the latest reports available, FBI agents continued to investigate the scene.

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[Featured image: AP Photo/David Zalubowski]