Shooting reported at Texas high school 3 years ago

Shooting reported at Texas high school

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A shooting has taken place at a high school in the Texas city of Santa Fe, CNN report.

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Witnesses claim that a gunman walked into an art class at Santa Fe High School armed with a shotgun and began firing, with a girl shot in the leg.

Students have been evacuated from the school and the school district remains on lockdown, according to KTRK, the local ABC affiliate.

A junior at the school told CNN students were participating in what they believed to be a fire evacuation when students began hearing shots.

"The teachers are telling us to stay put but we're all just running away," 14-year-old Angelica Martinez said.

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Police cars were seen arriving at the scene and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agents also responded to the incident.

It has not yet been officially whether a suspect has been taken into custody, but a number of sources have reported someone has been detained.

The city of Santa Fe is located between Galveston and Houston in Galveston County, Texas.

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