One injured in California school shooting

One injured in California school shooting

At about the same time near Manzanita Elementary School, deputies responded to multiple reports of "shots heard" near the school about five miles east of Highland High School. The shooting is alleged to have stemmed from a dispute between the two students, and appears to be an isolated incident with no further threats to the school or community.

McDonnell said that the suspect was expected to face attempted murder charges and that the weapon used was an SKS rifle, which was found discarded in a field. Police arrived three minutes later. "Please go to Avenue P-12, and deputies will let parents through individually", Highland High School's principal said on social media.

Deputies said they had secured both locations, and were investigating.

The high school was placed on lockdown during a tense law enforcement sweep. "And he's like, 'No mom, for reals, I locked myself up". Nearby school were also put on lockdown, the news channel said.

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Highland High School will have classes on Monday, said Brett Neal, assistant superintendent of the Antelope Valley Union High School District. Authorities said the victim is a 15-year-old boy who was shot through the forearm and transported himself to a local medical center.

History teacher Garret Root was walking to school when he saw a group of students running and indicating there was a campus shooter.

The male suspect was detained after reports of gunfire and calls saying an armed man had been spotted on campus around 7 a.m., an hour before the start of classes.

The deadliest school shooting this year was on February 14, when a former student killed 17 students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.