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Utah Boy Shot by Classmate Outside Middle School: Report

12-year-old boy has been shot and wounded by a classmate during an argument outside a middle school in Sandy, Utah, on Tuesday

A 12-year-old boy was shot and wounded by a classmate during an argument outside a middle school in Sandy, Utah, on Tuesday (October 25), local media reported.

The injured boy was taken to a hospital for treatment, where his condition was not immediately known, the Salt Lake Tribune reported. The boy who fired the shot near Union Middle School was taken into custody, the newspaper said. Reuters could not immediately confirm the reports with authorities in Sandy, a suburb of Salt Lake City.

The Canyons School District said on its Facebook page that the middle school was placed on lockdown at the request of police, following reports of shots fired nearby. Police have apprehended the subject and students are safe, a district official.

Source: Al Alam


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