Dylan Butler Death – The suspect behind the Perry High School shooting has been reportedly identified as senior Dylan Butler. According to reports, suspected Iowa school shooter Dylan Butler who injured three people including the principal passed away from self-inflicted gunshot injuries.
During a tragic incident at an Iowa school, three individuals, including the school’s principal Dan Marburger, sustained injuries and were rushed to the hospital. Principal Marburger is currently undergoing surgery for gunshot wounds. However, among the injured, a 6th-grade boy lost his life.
The shooting occurred on Thursday morning in an Iowa school located approximately 25 miles northwest of Des Moines, just before the start of the school day during a breakfast program.
This morning at Perry High School, a 15-year-old student reportedly sustained grazes from a bullet, experiencing injuries to the back and arm. Initial reports of a potential active shooter emerged around 7:40 a.m. local time. By 8:25 a.m., the middle school was declared clear, with the high school following suit by 8:27 a.m.
Due to the situation, the elementary school underwent evacuation and dismissal, completing the process by 8:32 a.m. Individuals affected at Perry High School are being transported to MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, according to a hospital spokesperson. The exact number of patients headed to the facility is currently unknown.
Ambulances and helicopters from the hospital have been deployed to the shooting scene, and additional details are awaited. Scenes near the school at 1200 18th Street depict police and Iowa State Troopers cordoning off surrounding streets.
Numerous ambulances have been observed entering and departing from the school. Emotional reunions between some students and their parents are taking place in the vicinity of the high school.
The alleged shooter, identified as Butler, reportedly maintained a TikTok account under the username “tooktoomuch.” His latest post featured a video inside a bathroom stall with a duffel bag on the ground, accompanied by the words “Now we wait” and the song “Stray Bullets” playing.
Police are investigating these digital assets. The TikTok account, now deleted, had an avatar depicting an anime girl and a biography showcasing the gay pride flag, identifying as a “DJ.”
The family will release an obituary and funeral arrangements for Dylan Butler.
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