What to Know about the Bowie High School shooting


Bowie high schools principal Robert McPherson said a suspect was in custody.

“He’s in custody,” McPhearson said.

“It’s just a matter of time.

I don’t want to make any promises.”

McPhesons remarks came as a news release from the U.S. Marshals Service was released, saying the suspect was an armed suspect.

The suspect is believed to be in his mid-20s.

Police said they did not release a description of the suspect.

“Bowie High is a community of faith and we are always striving to offer our students the opportunity to learn and grow through positive interactions and friendships,” the release read.

Bowie school principal Robert K. McPhersson said he was told a suspect is in custody and he is working with law enforcement to provide a description.

The Bowie school district says the suspect is a student at Bowie and is believed be in the neighborhood.

Bowie police said the suspect’s home was not searched.