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Shooting reported at California high school

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A suspect was in custody Friday after a shooting was reported earlier in the day at Highland High School in Palmdale, Calif., the Los Angeles Sheriff's Office told Fox News. 

The sheriff's office tweeted a male juvenile was detained and one person was shot in the arm. The victim was said to be in stable condition and was expected to make a full recovery. A firearm was recovered. Darren Harris of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office told KTTV the suspect was 14 years old. 

The suspect appeared to be visible in video taken of a sheriff's car sitting near a shopping mall about a mile from the school.

Officials said they received a call about a man with a gun on the high school's campus at about 7 a.m. local time, which is a half hour before school was set to begin.

Highland High School, which has an attendance of about 4,000 students, is located 65 miles from Los Angeles. The school was cleared by authorities, however, the investigation into the incident continued.

The sheriff's SWAT team was reportedly on the scene by 8 a.m. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives tweeted they were responding to the incident.

The sheriff's office also tweeted that deputies investigated reports of shots fired near Manzanita Elementary School, located about seven miles from Highland High School, but the campus and school was cleared and no threat was discovered.

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