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Police: Los Angeles Middle School Shooting Was An Accident

Police say the shooting that injured several students at a Los Angeles middle school Thursday was not intentional.
Posted at 4:05 PM, Feb 07, 2018

The Los Angeles Police Department says the shooting that injured two students at a middle school Thursday morning was an accident.

Police haven't released any information about how the shooting happened. One student told KNBC in Los Angeles that the gun went off when a student dropped her bag. 

Two 15-year-olds were hit, one of them was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Three more people were injured. At least four of those injured — including the one in the ICU — are expected to make a full recovery.

The 12-year-old suspect has been booked on a gun charge.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.