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Suspect in custody after reports of shots at California high school

Police responded to reports of shots fired just as students were to attend classes.

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ONE SUSPECT HAS been detained following reports of a shooting at Highland High School in Palmdale, California.

Police said that one person was shot in the arm at the school, and was at a local hospital in a stable condition. They said that the suspect detained was a male hispanic juvenile.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to reports of shots and of a man on the school’s campus with a gun at around 7.30am (3.30pm Irish time).

The school warned people to stay clear of the area.

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The nearby Manzanita Elementary School in Palmdale was also searched. Police said that there was no evidence of crime, and that investigations were still ongoing.

Last updated at 5.30pm

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