Student shot at Northwest D.C. high school

WASHINGTON – A student was shot at Coolidge High School in Northwest D.C. after school let out on Wednesday afternoon.

D.C. police say the shooting was between two students who had argued verbally earlier in the day. After that argument, authorities say one student left the building and then came back after school, when the shooting occurred on school grounds.

The victim was taken to a hospital and was conscious and breathing with injuries to his lower body. His injuries not life-threatening.

Officials have not released any information on the age of the students or what year they were.

Police have one suspect in custody.

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