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Shotgun-wielding student shoots one

TAFT, Calif.— A 16-year-old student armed with a shotgun walked into class in a rural California high school on Thursday and shot one student, fired at another, and then was talked into surrendering by a teacher and another staff member, officials said.

The teen victim was in critical but stable condition, Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood said. The sheriff said the teacher at Taft Union High School suffered a minor pellet wound to the head and declined treatment.

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