Gov. Kasich Calls for Prayers for Chardon Shooting Victims

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CHARDON, Ohio — Ohio Governor John Kasich is responding to the shocking act of violence that took place on Monday morning at Chardon High School.

Four students were shot at the high school, according to Chardon Local Schools Superintendent Joseph Bergant II.

Authorities say the suspected lone shooter has been taken into police custody.

Governor John R. Kasich issued the following statement this morning in response to the shooting:

“Please join me in praying for the students who’ve been injured in this horrible crime.  Praise goes to the Chardon Police and Geauga County Sheriff’s office for quickly getting this situation under control.  I’ve pledged Ohio’s full support to them, the school and the local community in this difficult time.”