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Breaking: Shooting at Taft High School in California - Update: School Had Armed Deputy on Duty

Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 10:06:39 am

Not many details yet, but it looks like we have another school shooting: BREAKING NEWS: Reports of Shooting at Taft High School.

At least two people were shot at Taft High School Thursday morning. It happened at about 9 a.m. and as of 9:30, students had been evacuated to the football field and there were reports one person was in custody.

Details were still sketchy at 9:45 a.m. but the Sheriff's Department has confirmed a shooter is in custody and at least two people have been wounded.

Hall Ambulance dispatched three ambulances and a medevac helicopter. 

UPDATE at 1/10/13 10:37:11 am

10:15 A.m. UPDATE: Victim Airlifted From Taft High School | KGET TV 17

Sheriff's officials say two people have been shot at Taft High School. We are also told someone has been taken into custody.

Kern County Fire officials say one victim received only minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene, the other person was airlifted to Kern Medical Center with unknown injuries.

The reports started coming in at 9:00 a.m. Deputies are now on scene at the school. Earlier, they told 17 News they were doing a room-to-room search.They say the scene is still not secured.

UPDATE at 1/10/13 11:10:33 am

Confirmed. Taft High School does have a uniform deputy sheriff monitoring campus "before, during and after school"

— Sam Stein (@samsteinhp) January 10, 2013