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School shooting in Kern County, one student confirmed shot

Published On: Jan 10 2013 12:53:56 PM CST
TAFT, Calif. -

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.