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School shooting in North Carolina leaves one hurt; suspect in custody

North Carolina school shooting
The Carver High School campus in Winston-Salem, N.C., was locked down after a shooting that left one injured, police said.
(David Rolfe / Associated Press)

A shooting at a North Carolina high school Friday left one injured, and a suspect was in custody, police said.

Just before 2:30pm, the Winston-Salem Police Department received calls of a shooting at Carver High School, northeast of downtown Winston-Salem.

Police said the school was secured and the students were safe.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries that weren’t life-threatening, police said.


More than 700 students attend Carver High, according to the school’s website.

This isn’t the first time Carver has had a problem involving a gun. In January, the school was placed on lockdown after a student brought an unloaded .22-caliber pistol onto the campus, local TV station WGHP reported The student was arrested and charged with illegal weapons possession.


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