The Latest: Student shot, wounded at SC high school – Washington Post

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By Associated Press,

GREENVILLE, S.C. — The Latest on the shooting of a student at a South Carolina high school (all times local):

9:40 a.m.

Officials say a student wounded in a shooting at a high school in Greenville, South Carolina, has been taken to the hospital.

District officials say in a statement the student is still conscious and talking. Officials say the shooting happened Friday morning in the cafeteria at Southside High School.

Several schools in the area have been placed on lockdown, and district officials say they’ve set up a perimeter around the school. They say they’ll tell parents shortly when they can pick up students.

Deputies did not immediately return a message seeking information on a possible shooter. Dispatchers have told local media outlets the shooting appears to be isolated.

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9:20 a.m.

Officials say a student has been wounded in a shooting at a high school in Greenville, South Carolina.

Greenville County School District spokeswoman Beth Brotherton said in a statement Friday that a student at Southside High School had been shot. Brotherton says the student is conscious and is with the principal and school nurse.

Local news outlet reported dispatchers as saying the shooting happened on campus and appeared to be an isolated incident.

Southside and a nearby elementary school were put on lockdown and emergency and school district officials were on their way to the scene.

Deputies did not immediately return a message seeking information on a possible shooter.

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