One person is in custody following a shooting at Mattoon High School. Police responded to a report of shots fired at 11:45am this morning. One person was taken into custody and reports at this time are of one person being injured. Students were evacuated from the high school and were being bussed to Riddle Elementary School where parents were allowed to pick up their students. The remaining buildings in the Mattoon School District are currently on soft lockdown for precautionary reasons and their release schedules will stay at their normal scheduled times. We will update this story as more information becomes available.
UPDATE 1:49pm: The Mattoon Community Unit School District has issued this statement of Facebook: