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2 Teens Shot in LA School; Girl in Custody

One of the 15-year-old victims is in critical condition
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 1, 2018 12:18 PM CST
2 Teens Shot in LA School; Girl in Custody
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(Newser) – Another school shooting is in the news, this time in Los Angeles. Police say a 15-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl were shot inside a classroom at Salvador Castro Middle School. The boy is in critical condition, and the girl is in fair condition, reports the Los Angeles Times. Police have a female student in custody and have recovered a gun, per the AP. A 30-year-old woman also was injured, though she was not shot. No word yet on a possible motive. The LA newspaper notes that Belmont High School is on the same campus as the middle school. (Read more school shooting stories.)

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