School shooting

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8:56 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

2 killed, 1 injured in Hazard Community & Technical College shooting

Credit Hazard Community & Technical College

Authorities say two people were shot and killed and a teen wounded in the parking lot of an eastern Kentucky community college.

A police dispatcher told The Associated Press the shooting happened Tuesday afternoon at Hazard Community & Technical College in Hazard. The dispatcher spoke on condition of anonymity because the coroner on site was the only official allowed to be quoted by name.

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1:50 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Student Shot in High School in Taft, Calif.

TAFT, Calif. — One student has been shot at a high school in Taft, Calif., a community in the southern San Joaquin Valley.

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

The shooting was reported at Taft Union High School around 9 a.m. Thursday.

The sheriff's spokesman says the wounded student was flown to a hospital in Bakersfield.

Pruitt 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.