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( Meredith/CNN)– A suspect is in custody in connection with reports of shots fired on the school of Highland High School in the Southern California city of Palmdale, a Los Angeles County fire official stated.
The suspect, a male, was captured at near Vons supermarket in Palmdale, the authorities said.
Constable’s deputies were called to the high school around 7:05 Friday early morning.
Ricky Munoz, 23, says he dropped his 2 younger bros and a good friend off at the school around that time.
” About a minute later on, I get a call from them stating there were gunshots,” Munoz said.
Los Angeles County fire authorities said one person was hospitalized, however they did not have details about the person’s condition.
At least three nearby schools– David G. Millen Intermediate, Cottonwood Elementary and Ocotillo Elementary– were on lockdown, employees there stated.
Palmdale, a city of about 150,000 people, is in Los Angeles County, about 40 miles north of downtown Los Angeles.
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