November 10, 2009
[efoods]A gunman is in custody Tuesday after reportedly taking the principal hostage at an upstate New York high school, a town official told Fox News.
A state government official said the suspect surrendered to police Tuesday morning after holding a school administrator at Stissing Mountain High School in Pine Plains, The Associated Press reported. The suspect is a former student, said the official, who isn’t authorized to speak publicly.
No shots were fired during a standoff with police, according to Pine Plains Town Supervisor Gregg Pulver. He said the suspected gunman is in his 40s.