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 believed to be a student.
The shooting was reported at Taft Union High School around 9 a.m. Thursday.
The sheriff's spokesman says the wounded student was flown to a hospital in Bakersfield.
Pruitt says it's believed a shotgun was used in the attack.
Taft is 40 miles southwest of Bakersfield and about three and half hours North West of Palm Springs.
No further details are immediately available.