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Teen In Custody After Shot Fired Inside Bronx High School

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Police are investigating after a gunshot was fired in a Bronx school Thursday.

It happened Metropolitan High School in the Longwood section around 3:00 p.m.

Police responded to the call at 3:20 p.m. They found a bullet hole in the floor of a classroom inside the school.

A 17-year-old is in custody, officials said. He is being questioned at the 41st Precinct.

No injuries were reported.

The NYC Department of Education issued this statement about the shooting:

"Students and staff are safe and this troubling incident is being investigated. We are treating this with the utmost seriousness and are working with the NYPD to ensure swift follow-up action is taken."

 

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