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Student killed after shooting at North Carolina high school: reports

FILE -- Flashing light of a police vehicle, Dec. 6, 2012.
FILE -- Flashing light of a police vehicle, Dec. 6, 2012. PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images

A student was killed after a shooting at a North Carolina high school Monday, according to local media.

The shooting took place at Butler High School in Matthews, N.C. around 7:15 a.m. local time. When police arrived on scene one student was shot and was rushed to the hospital with critical injuries the Matthews Police Department said.

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Another student was taken into custody, police added.

According to WBTV, police said the student in the hospital has died.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Clayton Wilcox told WSOC-TV that the student who fired the gun was angry with another
student, leading to the shooting.

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