Sal Castro Middle School Shooting: Full Story & Must-See Details



Authorities are responding to a report of “shots fired” at Belmont High School in the Westlake area. Police say one person in custody and there are two victims in shooting at Belmont High School.┬áBoth victims are 15-years-old.

The school is currently on lockdown and there is no immediate word on the extent of injuries.

According to KTLA, the Los Angeles Police Department received a call of shots fired around 8:55 a.m. local time.

via KTLA:

Sgt. Edward Bernal of the Los Angeles School Police Department said two students may have been shot in a classroom, and that the victims are being treated by paramedics. He did not have the conditions of either victim.

A person believed to be a suspect is in custody, according to Madison. LAPD Detective Meghan Aguilar said the individual was found to have a weapon.

Two officers were seen escorting an apparently handcuffed female, but it was unclear if she was considered a suspect in the incident.

Belmont Senior High School is a public high school located at 1575 West 2nd Street in the Westlake community of Los Angeles, California. The school, which serves grades 9 through 12, is part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Belmont opened its doors on September 11, 1923, to about 500 students.

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