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Accidental School Shooting; Students Rushed To The Hospital

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles police official says the two students wounded in a shooting at a high school were hit by one bullet that was fired when a gun in a backpack apparently went off
by accident.

Deputy Chief Patrick Gannon says a 15-year-old Gardena High student was shot in the head Tuesday and is hospitalized in critical condition.

The other victim is a 15-year-old who was hit in the neck. Gannon describes it as a "through-and-through" wound.

Gannon says the student who brought the gun said he was sorry after it went off, and a teacher in the classroom said it appeared to be an accident.

The student with the gun ran to another room and police took him into custody.
   

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