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Shooting reported at Taft, Calif., high school

From The Associated Press: A 16-year-old student armed with a shotgun walked into a Taft, Calif., high school, shot one student and fired at others and missed before a teacher and another staff member talked him into surrendering. The teen victim was in critical but stable condition, and the suspect was in custody. The suspect used a weapon that belonged to his brother and allegedly planned to shoot two fellow students. Police say the suspect alleges the two students he targeted had bullied him for more than a year.

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