Shooting Reported At High School In California

1:01 PM, Jan 10, 2013   |    comments
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(USA TODAY) -- At least two people have been shot Thursday at a high school in Taft, CAlif., KERO-TV reports.

The condition of the victims was not immediately clear.

The shooter was taken into custody at Taft High School around 9 am. local time, says KERO, which reports that it got a tip on the shooting from people hiding in closets inside the school.

KGET-TV reports that three ambulances and a medevac helicopter have been sent to the scene.

KERO said officers form the Kern County sheriff's department were going room--by-room to secure the school.

Parents were told to pick up their students at the football field, 23ABC reported.

TAft, which has a population over just over 9,300 people, is located 30 miles west southwest of Bakersfield, Calif.

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