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School Shooting In Westlake Classroom Targets Students

Posted: Thursday, February 1, 2018 – 9:54 AM

Two students, a male and a female, were shot today at Salvador Castro Middle School in the Westlake district.  

The female victim, believed to be 15, was hit in the wrist and the male, also 15, in the head, according to reports from the scene.  A third victim was reported to have been hit by shrapnel.

A young woman, possibly a student, was arrested. The shooter’s weapon has been recovered, according to the Los Angeles Unified School District Police Department.

The shooting reportedly took place in a classroom. The middle school shares a campus with Belmont High School.


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