Officials say a 14-year-old high school student has been taken into custody after shooting a classmate at their high school in the California city of Palmdale.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s Capt. Darran Harris tells KTTV Friday that the student was taken into custody and a gun was recovered at the scene.
The shooting happened at Highland High School in the high desert Antelope Valley north of Los Angeles
He says one student was shot in the arm and the shooting stemmed from a dispute between the shooter and the victim. He didn’t elaborate. The injured student is expected to make a full recovery.
Harris says the school is safe but remains on lockdown as officials worked to reunite students with their parents.
(AP) -UPDATE: Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have detained a person after responding to reports of a man with a gun at a high school in the city of Palmdale.
Sheriff's Sgt. Aura Sierra could not immediately provide more information about the person detained Friday morning said there has been no confirmation of a shooting.
She says deputies are searching Highland High School in the high desert Antelope Valley north of Los Angeles.
Sierra says someone also called to report shots fired in the vicinity of Manzanita Elementary School about 7 miles (11 kilometers) away.
She says there's no information about that caller and no confirmation of the report. Deputies are investigating.
CNN is reporting a suspect is in custody in connection with reports of a man with a gun on the campus of Highland High School in the Southern California city of Palmdale, a Los Angeles County fire official said.
The suspect, a male, was apprehended near a grocery store in Palmdale, the official said.
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are responding to a report of a man with a gun at a high school in the city of Palmdale.