Palmdale school shooting: Boy detained, 14-year-old hurt in Highland High School shooting
7:45 AM, May 11, 2018
12:29 PM, May 11, 2018
(KGTV) - A teen was wounded and a 14-year-old boy was taken into custody Friday morning following a shooting that took place at a high school in Palmdale.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Highland High School at about 7 a.m. Friday after reports of an armed person at the campus and possible gunfire.
According to sheriff’s officials, responding deputies and ATF agents searched in and around the school and eventually detained the suspected shooter -- a 14-year-old Hispanic male -- at a nearby grocery store.
A possible motive has not been determined.
Update: 1 suspect being detained regarding the person with a gun the call at Highland High school in Palmdale. @PalmdaleSheriff@LANLASD@SEBLASD@SCVSHERIFF Deputies on scene searching campus. No other information available.
Sheriff's officials said deputies cleared the school at 9 a.m., but an investigation was ongoing. School officials kept the campus on lockdown due to the probe.
During the response at Highland High, deputies went to nearby Manzanita Elementary School after receiving reports of shots fired in the area. However, sheriff's officials said the school was clear after an investigation.
Update regarding Manzanita Elementary School in Palmdale: Deputies have searched the campus. School is clear. So far, no evidence of crime. Investigation still ongoing