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1 dies in Albuquerque school shooting; student detained


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) New Mexico authorities say one student was killed and another was taken into custody following a shooting at a middle school near downtown Albuquerque during the lunch hour Friday.

Police said that the shooting was an isolated incident between two Washington Middle School students who were believed to be about 13 years old. It was not immediately clear what led to the shooting.

The school was locked down and parents were asked to pick up their children.

Albuquerque is on pace to shatter its homicide record this year.

The Associated Press


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