Police detain man who kidnaps student following shootout with police

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 12:00

One man is in police custody after a shootout with police which resulted in one student being taken hostage.

One eyewitness says the suspect and a female student were arguing outside the compound, when police arrived the suspect started firing at the police.

He ran into the school where he held one 17-year-old male hostage.

The police were eventually able to talk him out of it and he surrendered.

The female student was not harmed.