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A man is seen walking outside the Fairmount school Thursday after a boy brought a gun to class and shot himself. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

High school student hospitalized after shooting himself in Fairmount, N.D. classroom

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FAIRMOUNT, N.D. - The school in the small southeastern North Dakota town of Fairmount is letting students go home for the day and calling in counselors after a high school boy brought a gun to class and shot himself.


Principal Jay Townsend says the boy survived what officials believe was a suicide attempt Thursday morning. He says the boy did not threaten anyone else.

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