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Two students shot and wounded at Richmond, Va., high school

April 27, 2023
The shooting occurred around noon Thursday at Wythe High School; one victim has life-threatening injuries.

Two teenaged students were shot and wounded Thursday outside a high school in Richmond, Va.

WTVR-TV reports that two male students, both juveniles, were wounded near a parking lot outside George Wythe High School.

One victim, 16, sustained life-threatening injuries and was reported in critical condition at an area hospital; the second victim's wounds were not life-threatening and also was being treated at an area hospital.

Police said the shooting occurred around noon; responding officers found one victim outside the school; the other student took himself to a hospital.

No suspects were in custody as of Thursday afternoon.

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