WELLINGTON, Kan. (KSNW) — The superintendent of Wellington Public Schools, USD 353, said someone shot a soft pellet gun at students and coaches Wednesday afternoon.

Superintendent Adam Hatfield said the shooter or shooters were in a car driving by a few sports practices after school.

A couple of students were hit, but there were no major injuries. EMS arrived to treat the students. Wellington Police Department began investigating.

The school district posted a message to its Facebook page Wednesday night, saying that all the students were safe and the parents of the affected students were contacted.

If you have any additional information regarding this incident, please contact the Wellington Police Department as they continue to investigate this unfortunate incident. Student and staff safety is our highest priority and we will continue to work to make our schools and programs as safe as possible.”

Adam Hatfield, USD 353 superintendent

The chief of police says investigators have identified four teens, ages 14 to 16, as allegedly being involved, but they are not in custody. Police have also recovered two soft pellet guns.

Chief Tracy Heath said the police department is working with USD 353 and is still gathering information.