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2 people detained after Texas school shooting, at least three in hospital

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 10:45 AM
In this image taken from video emergency personnel and law enforcement officers respond to a high school near Houston after an active shooter was reported on campus, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. The Santa Fe school district issued an alert Friday morning saying Santa Fe High School has been placed on lockdown. (KTRK-TV ABC13 via AP)

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - Officials say at least three people are being treated for gunshot wounds and two people have been detained following a shooting at a high school near Houston.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted Friday that one person is in custody and a second person has been detained following the Friday morning shooting at Santa Fe High School, located 

about 30 miles southeast of Houston.

Gonzalez says a police officer was injured but the extent of the officer's injuries is unknown.

Gonzalez says there are "multiple casualties" but didn't elaborate.

Houston-area media have cited unnamed law enforcement officials saying there were fatalities.

The Associated Press has not been able to confirm the reports.

Dr. David Marshall, the chief nursing officer at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, says one man was undergoing surgery at the hospital Friday morning following the shooting.

He says a juvenile has been admitted and a second adult is being treated in the emergency room.

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