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Offbeat 1 person hospitalized, suspect detained after reports of armed man at Palmdale high school

18:36  11 may  2018
18:36  11 may  2018 Source:

Dispute between two students leaves 1 shot at Palmdale high school

  Dispute between two students leaves 1 shot at Palmdale high school  A dispute between two students led to a shooting that sparked panic and drew a massive law enforcement response to a Palmdale high school early Friday morning.  Deputies responded to reports of a person with a gun on the campus of Highland High School around 7:05 a.m. Friday, after a 14-year-old student allegedly shot another student in the arm, authorities said.

An armed suspect was spotted shortly after 7 a.m. at Highland High School , authorities said. Latest L.A. Now. Deputies responding to reports of man with gun at Palmdale high school , 1 person hospitalized , suspect detained .

LIVE: Suspect Detained , At Least 1 Wounded After Gunman Seen On Campus At High School In PalmdaleA suspect was detained Friday morning after reports of a gunman seen on campus at a high school in Palmdale .

One person has been detained after a report of an armed man on the campus of a Palmdale high school sparked a massive law enforcement response Friday morning.

The suspect was spotted on the campus of Highland High School in Palmdale early at 7:05 a.m., according to Nicole Nishida, a spokeswoman for the Sheriff’s Department. The sheriff’s department announced one suspect had been detained around 8:15 a.m., according to the agency’s Twitter account.

Deputies at the scene are clearing the school “methodically,” and students will be transported home via school buses once the campus is deemed safe, Nishida said.

Police officer shoots, wounds armed suspect at Illinois school

  Police officer shoots, wounds armed suspect at Illinois school A police officer assigned to an Illinois high school shot and wounded a male suspect who had brought a gun to the school on Wednesday morning, authorities in the city of Dixon said. The suspect shot first at the school resource officer at Dixon High School before the officer returned fire, injuring him, City Manager Danny Langloss said in a statement. He added that the suspect's wounds were not life-threatening, that no one else was hurt and that the suspect was in police custody.It was not clear whether the suspect was a student at the school, and officials did not immediately respond to calls for further comment.

Dozens of students were hospitalized after being stung by bees at Palmdale High School on Tuesday afternoon. A swarm of bees was reported to dispatch at 12:09 p.m., Los Angeles County Fire Department Inspector Richard Licon said.

Police responding to reported shootings at two Palmdale , California schools . The station reports the person injured drove themselves to the hospital. Update: 1 suspect being detained regarding the person with a gun the call at Highland High school in Palmdale .

One person left the scene and traveled to a nearby hospital, though it was not clear if they had been shot or what the extent of their injuries were, said Capt. Brian Jordan, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

It was not immediately clear what type of weapon the man had.

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Shortly after 7 a.m., several students began tweeting that they could hear gunshots and urged other classmates not to come to the campus.

Deputies also responded to reports of a second shooting at Manzanita Elementary School, roughly 7 miles away from the high school, but found no signs of a shooting or victims at that scene, Nishida said.

Los Angeles County firefighters are also en route to the scene, according to an agency spokesman, who could not immediately provide additional information.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated.

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8:10 a.m.: This story was updated with information about injuries and a shots fired call at a nearby elementary school.

This story first published at 7:50 a.m.

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