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Two teenage girls in serious condition after a shooting at a school in New Mexico

January 14, 2014 11:54 am

Austin (USA), Jan 14 (Entravision) .- Two teenagers were admitted today in serious condition at the hospital in Lubbock (Texas) after a shooting incident in a middle school in Roswell (New Mexico, USA), according to the local authorities.

The two juveniles of the pronghorn antelope center Middle School, a 14-year-old boy and a girl of 13, were transferred to the emergency hospital Texan, according to data from the local station KOAT.

The alleged gunman was arrested, according to announced via their Facebook Roswell Police, which described the detainee of author of the facts.

Every step in the early morning, before classes begin.

The state police of New Mexico, and the local authorities had any record of the shooting at 8.11 local time.

According to the eye witnesses cited by the local media, the shooting took place in the gymnasium of the center, when the students were preparing to go to class.

The local television station quoted two students, witnesses to the attack, claiming that the 14-year-old boy would have been shot in the face.

Police announced in social networks: “The handle has been apprehended. Parents are asked to not go to school at this time as it is blocked his access”.

During the blockade of the accesses to the school, the teachers switched off their lights and sent the students to hide under tables and prayed.

The governor of New Mexico, Susana Martinez, travels to the town of Roswell, fifth most populous city in the state and located 340 kilometers from the border with Mexico.