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A gunman who carried a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire Friday in a Florida high school, wounding one student before he was arrested on a day planned for a national classroom walkout to protest gun violence, authorities said.
It happened at Forest High School, which was put on lockdown, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office reported. A 17-year-old boy was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening wound to his ankle.
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Some students and teachers piled desks and filing cabinets against classroom doors as a makeshift barricade.
Police initially said the 19-year-old suspect is also a student at the school, but later said he was a former student not currently enrolled. No charges were immediately announced.
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