EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSCALIFORNIA SCHOOL SHOOTING
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One Student Shot At High School In Taft, Calif.
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Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Jan. 10, 2013 4:45 PM EST
Updated: Jan. 10, 2013 4:58 PM EST
The 16-year-old victim of the Taft, Calif., school shooting is in critical, but stable condition, according to the sheriff. The school shooter, was reportedly talked into surrender by teacher, staff member.
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Officials say a student has been taken into custody following a shooting at a high school in California's San Joaquin Valley.
One student was shot and wounded about 9 a.m. at Taft Union High School, about 120 miles northwest of Los Angeles.
Kern County Sheriff's Department spokesman Ray Pruitt says the injured student was flown to a hospital in Bakersfield. There was no immediate word on the victim's condition.
Pruitt said the suspect is a student, and a shotgun was used in the attack.
Kern County Fire Department Eric Coughran told KBAK-TV that another person suffered some type of injuries in the incident but refused medical attention.
KERO-TV Bakersfield reported that the station received phone calls from people inside the school who hid in closets.
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