Breaking: 2 reportedly shot at Taft Union High School in Kern County
At least two people were shot at Taft Union High School in Kern County on Thursday morning and the suspected shooter has been taken into custody, according to local media reports.
23ABC News in Bakersfield said that the incident happened about 9 a.m. and that the suspect was taken into custody about 20 minutes later.
The television station said it received phone calls from people hiding in closets inside the school, which was being evacuated and searched.
Calls to the Taft Police Department were not immediately returned. A Kern County sheriff's spokesman confirmed he was heading to the scene in response to a possible shooting, but did not have additional details.
Taft Union High School District officials also could not be immediately reached for comment.