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Cesar Chavez High School student shot on campus in Laveen | Arizona News


LAVEEN, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) — A student is in the hospital after being shot at Cesar Chavez High School in Laveen on Monday afternoon. Phoenix Police Sgt. Ann Justus said a fight broke out at a bathroom just before 3 p.m. as school was letting out and that’s when the shooting happened. The victim, a 16-year-old boy, has injuries that are not considered life-threatening, police said. The shooter is still on the loose and Justus couldn’t confirm if they were a student.

Justus said it was not an active shooter situation. “We believe this is an isolated incident,” she said. Justus added the school was never put on lockdown. The school has a safety officer but wasn’t on campus. “They’re not housed on campus so they weren’t here at the time,” said Justus. Police haven’t recovered a weapon yet.






Teen shot at Cesar Chavez High School

Police said it’s not an active shooter situation.




All of the afternoon activities at the high school were moved or rescheduled, the district said. School will have a normal bell scheduled on Tuesday.


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