Shooting at Idaho Middle School Injures 3; Student Captured

A shooting at an eastern Idaho middle school injured two students and a custodian, and a male student has been taken into custody.

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A shooting at an eastern Idaho middle school Thursday injured two students and a custodian, and a male student has been taken into custody, authorities said. The victims’ injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, Jefferson County Sheriff Steve Anderson said. “Today we had the worst nightmare a school district could encounter. We had a school shooting here at Rigby Middle School,” Jefferson School District Superintendent Chad Martin said. “What we…

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