2 Teens Shot in LA School; Girl in Custody

One of the 15-year-old victims is in critical condition
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Feb 1, 2018 12:18 PM CST
2 Teens Shot in LA School; Girl in Custody
Stock image   (Getty/Prathaan)

Another school shooting is in the news, this time in Los Angeles. Police say a 15-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl were shot inside a classroom at Salvador Castro Middle School. The boy is in critical condition, and the girl is in fair condition, reports the Los Angeles Times. Police have a female student in custody and have recovered a gun, per the AP. A 30-year-old woman also was injured, though she was not shot. No word yet on a possible motive. The LA newspaper notes that Belmont High School is on the same campus as the middle school. (Read more school shooting stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.