[TAFT, Calif.] A student shot at Taft High School Thursday morning has been airlifted to Kern Medical Center, sheriff's officials have confirmed.
Another student is in custody and a shotgun has been recovered, Kern County Sheriff's Department spokesman Ray Pruitt said.
The incident began shortly after 9 a.m. in the west Kern school's physical sciences building, Pruitt said.
While the Taft Police Department has jurisdiction over the shooting, law enforcement from the sheriff's department, FBI and California Highway Patrol swarmed the school at 1 Wildcat Way to assist in room-to-room searches of the campus and evacuations.
Earlier Kern County Fire Capt. Eric Coughran said fire officials were called at 9:01 a.m. about two people with injuries. While the one person was taken to KMC, a second person suffered unspecified minor injuries and declined treatment, Coughran said.
Officials have said that at least one person was shot at Taft High School.
The shooting happened at about 9 a.m.
The shooter was taken into custody at about 9:20 a.m. officials said.