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Suspect In Custody After New Mexico Middle School Shooting

A New Mexico middle school was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning after police say shots were fired inside.
Posted at 12:33 PM, Jan 14, 2014

A New Mexico middle school was placed on lockdown Tuesday morning after police say shots were fired inside.

"Police say there was a shooting at Berrendo Middle School there in Roswell. The shooter has been arrested." (Via KMSB)

The Roswell Police Department confirmed the shooting in a post on its Facebook page and cautioned parents not to go to the school while it's on lockdown.

Police told Fox News at least three people were injured in the shooting.

While NBC tweeted at least two of those victims were minors and had been taken to the hospital for treatment.

Local media outlets are reporting students are being bused from the school to a nearby mall where their parents can pick them up. (Via KOB-TV)

This incident comes less than a month after a gunman opened fire at Arapahoe High School in Colorado.