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Shooting at High School in Palmdale Rattles Nerves; Teen Suspect Arrested, 1 Injured

12:34 PM PDT on May 11, 2018

A Friday morning shooting at Highland High School in Palmdale left one 14-year-old student injured and another 14-year-old arrested.

Authorities responded to reports of shots fired shortly after 7 am. Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials said they arrested the suspect, also a student, and confiscated the weapon. Officials did not say what kind of gun was used.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies later lifted the lock-down and students were being reunited with families. The LASD said the shooting victim was hit in the arm. The victim was taken to a hospital and is in stable condition.

RELATED: Voices From the March for Our Lives in Los Angeles

Friday's shooting is the second in a few months at an L.A. area school campus. In February, a gun discharged from a 12-year-old girl’s backpack  at Sal Castro Middle School in Westlake, injuring five people, two whom were hit with a bullet.

RELATED: A 12-Year-Old Girl Is in Custody After Shooting at Castro Middle School

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