Officials are reporting that there has been another school shooting, this time in Taft, California. So far, two are reported injured, and the shooter is in custody according to ABC 7.
The shooting occurred around 9 AM, and students were evacuated to the football field. Parents have been notified and asked to get their children from school. The suspect was taken into custody around 9:20 AM. The school is being secured room- by- room by Kern County Sheriff’s Department. Of the two injured parties, one refused medical treatment, and the other was airlifted to Kern Medical Center. No details have been released on the second victim’s injuries.
According to 23ABC News, people were calling from inside hiding spots in closets.
No further details are available at this time. We will keep you updated as the story unfolds.
WATCH a video from CNN of Vice President Joe Biden’s meeting with gun rights groups before cutting in to report the shooting: