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Authorities shots fired at Hawaii school, injuries reported; lockdown in place

Police crime tape blocks the campus at Roosevelt High School after a school shooting, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Honolulu. A police officer shot a 17-year-old runaway in the wrist at the high school after the teen cut one officer with a knife and punched two others, authorities said. State Department of Education spokeswoman Donalyn Dela Cruz said the boy showed up Tuesday morning at Roosevelt High School. Officials there recognized him as a runaway who was not registered for classes, and called police. Maj. Richard Robinson, commander of the Honolulu Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, said the boy lunged at officers who arrived at the public high school near downtown Honolulu and tried to take him into custody. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
January 28, 2014 - 11:51 AM

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Authorities say shots have been fired at a Hawaii school, causing injuries and prompting a lockdown.

Honolulu Department of Emergency Services spokeswoman Shayne Enright said the shooting happened Tuesday morning at Roosevelt High School.

An official who answered the phone at the school says the school is locked down.

Police and Department of Education officials didn't immediately respond to messages seeking comment from The Associated Press.

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