3 Students Shot Near Pittsburgh High School
Injuries aren't life-threatening; police take 6 into custody
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 13, 2013 3:48 PM CST
In this aerial image provided by KDKA-TV, emergency personnel head to the scene near Brashear High School in Pittsburgh.   (AP Photo/KDKA-TV)

(Newser) – School officials say three male students were shot outside a Pittsburgh high school today, but their injuries don't appear to be life threatening. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that police took six people, including a child, in for questioning after surrounding a city house following the shooting. "We have a handle on what appears to be an isolated, a targeted incident," said Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.

A school district spokeswoman says the students were shot outside Brashear High School this afternoon as they walked to a vehicle they had taken to school earlier in the day, reports AP. Two were grazed in the head or neck area, and one was shot in the foot and arm. A police spokeswoman said the shooting might stem from a drug-related fight between some students last month. The school is about two miles south of downtown.

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Mr_Joshua
Nov 14, 2013 5:04 AM CST
what appears to be an isolated..incident Yes of course it's an isolated incident. We believe you. It will never happen anywhere again. And you can call me...................Mr Joshua
Stormf
Nov 14, 2013 2:36 AM CST
Just asserting his Second Amendment rights, oh and supporting the NRA.
Frank Sullivan
Nov 13, 2013 10:10 PM CST
Right,... nobody cares about drug-related incidents