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Student shot at Oregon high school, suspect captured

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ROSEBURG, Ore. – A teenager shot and wounded another student at school Thursday, then fled to a restaurant, where he put the gun to his head before surrendering, police said.The shooter, who police said was a 14-year-old freshman, was arrested shortly after the attack at Roseburg High.The school went into lockdown after the shots were fired about 7:45 a.m.The victim, identified as Joseph Monti, 16, was shot twice in the abdomen and once in the chest. A bullet also grazed his left elbow, said Kathleen Nickel, spokeswoman for Mercy Medical Center.He “is doing very well, better than can be expected considering the bullet wounds,” said hospital CEO Vic Fresolone. He said surgeons had repaired intestinal damage caused by the most serious of the wounds.The suspect was not immediately identified. Sgt. Aaron Dunbar said the shooting wasn’t random and the two knew each other.”We’re trying to come up with what the beef was,” Dunbar said.A nearby elementary school in Roseburg, a former southwest Oregon timber town of about 21,000 residents, was briefly locked down as a precaution.Vail, Colorado


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