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BREAKING: Two Students Shot At Texas High School

Arlington, TX – Two students were shot on campus outside an Arlington high school on Monday morning.

The shootings occurred just before 7:30 a.m. on March 20 at Mirabeau B. Lamar High School, located in the 1400-block of West Lamar Boulevard, KDFW reported.

WFAA reported that two students were shot on campus, just outside of the building, according to Arlington police.

The Arlington Independent School District (AISD) said the high school remains on lockdown.

Arlington police have not yet released any information about what led up to the shooting, KXAS reported.

The wounded students were transported to the hospital for treatment.

No information has been released to the public on the medical conditions of the two students who were shot, KXAS reported.

Authorities have also not released the names of the wounded students.

The Arlington Police Department (APD) said that a suspect had been taken into custody, KXAS reported.

Officials have not yet said whether the shooter was another student at Lamar High School.

The school district asked parents and community members to stay away from campus while the lockdown remained in place, KXAS reported.

Students will be sent home when the lockdown is lifted, according to AISD.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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