PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — A high school student was shot in the arm Friday at high school in the California city of Palmdale and a 14-year-old suspect was taken into custody, officials said.
The shooting at Highland High School in the high desert Antelope Valley was sparked by a dispute between the alleged shooter and the victim, Los Angeles County sheriff's Capt. Darren Harris told KTTV.
The victim was expected to make a full recovery, he said.
Deputies recovered a gun at the scene as the suspect was taken into custody, Harris said.
The school remained on lockdown Friday morning as school officials worked to reunite students with their parents.
Sheriff's deputies also received a call reporting shots fired in the vicinity of Manzanita Elementary School about 7 miles (11 kilometers) away from Highland High School.
Officials said deputies searched the elementary school and found no evidence of a
LOS ANGELES (Circa) - Los Angeles County Sheriff Department said they have detained a person after reports of a a person with a gun at a Palmdale, California high school.
The sheriff's department said they are also followed up on reports of shots fired at a nearby elementary school which they said they were able to clear after searching room by room.
Update regarding Manzanita Elementary School in Palmdale: Deputies have searched the campus. School is clear. So far, no evidence of crime. Investigation still ongoing— LA County Sheriff's (@LASDHQ) May 11, 2018
Law enforcement is working to assess the situation. Please stay clear of campus. Will update as soon as have more information.— HHS Principal (@HHSPrincipalCG) May 11, 2018
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said they received a report of a man with a gun on the campus of Highland High School at around 7am local time.
THERES A KID AT HIGHLAND WITH A GUN DONT COME TO HIGHLAND HIGH SCHOOL— Mr. Gomez (@Isaac_Gomez59) May 11, 2018
Palmdale is located about 60 miles north of downtown Los Angeles.