Student shot at California high school

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TAFT, Calif. - At least 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 a student.  A shotgun was used in the attack.

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

There are conflicting reports as to whether the shooting took place inside, or outside of the school building.

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

Taft is a community of about 7,000 some 120 miles northwest of Los Angeles.

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