(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.