Roosevelt students return to school after shootingUPDATED 9:20 PM HST Jan 29, 2014Video Transcript
Students went back to school Roosevelt High today.. Trying to shake the jitters from the police shooting that locked down campus a day ago... Good evening, I'm Paula Akana. An officer shot a student in the wrist during a confrontation .. KITV4's Nana Ohkawa spoke to rattled students who went back today. sophomore- Isaiah Cartar 105 IT'S A LOCKDOWN.. IT'S SUPPOSED TO BE 10 TO 15 MINUTES BUT SHE SAID IT AGAIN KIDS WE ARE STILL IN LOCKDOWN 113 The doors were closed, the school was locked ... And tensions were high for the students inside Roosevelt High school. Jade Harrison -freshman 422 ALL MY AUNTIES WERE CALLING ME MY SISTER WAS CALLING ME I WAS LIKE I LOVE YOU GUYS I HOPE NOTHING BAD HAPPENS TO ME BUT IF IT DOES YOU NEED TO KNOW I LOVE YOU 431 In the counselors office... police were in a struggle with a 17-year old teen they wanted to take into custody for being a constant runaway... Investigators say the teen started slashing a kitchen knife at officers. One officer then fired two shots... Hitting the student in the wrist.. By this morning... Students and parents arrived... Ready to get back to the normal routine. Azhia White - sophomore 710 I FEEL THAT WE ARE SAFE BECAUSE THEY GOT THE GUY AND EVERYONE GOT RELEASED EARLY 718 Brigitte Lucey - 9th 10th 1204 I FEEL OK THEY FEEL FINE AS LONG AS THEY ARE OK WITH IT THEN IM OK WITH IT 1207 Principal Jeanette Uyeda says the lockdown was successful... She sent out alerts... Letting parents know ... Today is a regular school day ..And roosevelt high is a safe school.. A safe place. bridge 1644 SCHOOL OFFICIALS SAID FACULTY MEMBERS HAD A MEETING YESTERDAY. TODAY THEY SAY COUNSELORS ARE AVAILABLE TO SPEAK TO STUDENTS AND FACULTY 1651 Faculty discussed what they could have done better... School officials say they do need to write a plan for releasing students early--- following a lockdown. principal 1924 ALTHOUGH WE MAY DEBRIEF THIS IS WHAT WE COULD HAVE DONE THIS OR THAT NEXT TIME COULD BE A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT SITUATION WE NEED TO THINK ON OUR FEET AND ACT ACCORDINGLY 38 Nana Ohkawa KITV4 News. Police arrested the teen on three counts of attempted murder. The officer who fired the shots will be placed on paid administrative leave until an independent investigation is completed.