DENVER (CBS4) – Officials with Denver Public Schools confirm a 16-year-old student was shot Tuesday afternoon near Collegiate Prep Academy. Denver police were called to the scene around 2:10 p.m. at Parkfield Lake Park near East 53rd Avenue and Kittredge Street.

Denver police officers respond to a report of a shooting near Collegiate Prep Academy on Kittredge Street. (credit: CBS)

Officers stretched crime scene tape across an open area near a gazebo. Collegiate Prep Academy sits south of that park.

The school is currently on lockout with a controlled release of students to their parents. Officials with DPS do not know why the student was not in class at the time of the shooting. The district plans to increase security at the school as the investigation continues.

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The victim was last listed in critical but stable condition.

Copter4 flew over the scene in Montbello near STRIVE Prep

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Investigators are working to gather information about two suspects. Call 720-913-7867 if you have more information.

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