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(GLENDALE, Ariz.) – A double shooting at Independence High School in Glendale, Arizona, left two 15-year-old girls dead, according to Glendale police.

Glendale Police Officer Tracey Breeden said in a news conference the department received a call of a shooting before 8am MST at the high school, about 12 miles outside of Phoenix.

Police arrived on the scene and found the two female students dead in a covered patio area near the school.

A weapon was also found at the scene, Glendale police said.

“This was not any sort of active shooter incident and there is no danger to the school or community at this time,” police said.

Parents are arriving at the school to make sure their children are safe. The school is still on lockdown as officers continue their investigation.

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