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Shooting reported at high school in Taft, Calif.

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Sign for Taft Union High School in Taft, Calif., where a shooting is reported on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2012.
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(CBS/AP) TAFT, Calif. - A shooting has been reported at a high school in Taft, Calif.  One student is said to have been shot.

Kern County sheriff's spokesman Ray Pruitt also says a suspect is in custody and is believed to be a student as well..

Pruitt says the wounded student was flown to a hospital in Bakersfield.

He says it's believed a shotgun was used in the attack.

Taft is a community of about 7,000 some 120 miles northwest of Los Angeles, in the southern San Joaquin Valley.

City manager's assistant Debra Elliott says the shooting was reported shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday.




  • Casey Glynn

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