Female Student Shot, Suspect in Custody in Italy High School Shooting

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A shooting has been reported at a high school 45 minutes south of Dallas, Texas.

Students were moved "under guard" to the high school's gymnasium, also known as "the dome", she confirmed.

A fellow student says the suspect has been violent at school in the past.

A 16-year-old male student is in custody, according to ECSO, after allegedly shooting a 15-year-old female student.

The girl's condition is unknown at this time.

The shooting, which reportedly occurred just before 8 am local time, prompted an evacuation of students. It had 281 students enrolled past year. Shook said police came to talk to the class.

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Joffre says the district is working to reunite parents with their children.

"We hope that things like this never happen in a community; unfortunately, we have to prepare as a school district", he said.

Italy, which promotes itself as "The Biggest Little Town In Texas", has about 2,000 residents and is located between Dallas and Waco.

This is a developing story.