HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – An investigation is underway after police in Houston said a shooting was reported at a high school Wednesday morning and that a student was injured.
Police said they responded to the call at North Forest High School at around 10:30 a.m.
A student was reportedly struck in the hand by gunfire and that the suspect fled the scene, according to police. Police said this was not an active shooter situation.
In an update, authorities said there were people in two vehicles who were reportedly shooting at each other near the school. A student who didn’t appear to be involved and was parked on the campus was hit by gunfire, according to authorities.
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Authorities were able to find one of the vehicles involved in the shooting and an 18-year-old suspect was detained.
Authorities said there were students at the school at the time for a graduation rehearsal.