A gunman is in custody after a shooting at the Taft High School in California on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.
Kern County sheriff's spokesman Ray Pruitt tells KPCC that a shotgun may have been used in the attack that left two people shot this morning.
Police are reporting the suspected shooter is a male student at the school and two people, including a student and a teacher, have been shot. The school is currently on lockdown.
There are no confirmed casualties in this developing news story. Fox News is reporting that one victim was transported to a local hospital and another refused treatment at the scene. It is not known if the victims are students.
Police were reportedly alerted to the shooting at the Taft High School after students made a call from inside a closet at approximately 9 a.m.
Local news station KGET reports that police are now doing a room-to-room search. The station is trying to reach school officials to find out where parents can pick students up. They were transported to a football field shortly after the shooting.
Taft is a city in the foothills at the extreme southwestern edge of the San Joaquin Valley, in Kern County, Calif. The city is located 30 miles west-southwest of Bakersfield.