• 12-year-old shoots 2 students inside LA middle school, police say

    By: Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


    LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Fire Department says a 15-year-old boy shot in a middle school classroom has been transported to a trauma center in critical condition. He was suffering from a gunshot wound to the head, police told ABC 7.

    A department statement says a 15-year-old girl with a gunshot wound has been transported in fair condition Thursday morning.

    The suspect is a 12-year-old girl, Los Angeles police said. It was not known if the suspect is a student at the school.

    A gun was recovered at the scene.

    The shooting was reported around 9 a.m. at Sal Castro Middle School near downtown.


    A 30-year-old woman who had unspecified minor injuries but was not shot.

    Investigators said the shooting happened inside a classroom. The school has been declared safe and there was no threat on campus.

    Stay with Channel 2 Action News and WSBTV.com as details continue to develop.

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