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Ten Killed in Texas High School Shooting

The alleged shooter, 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been taken into custody.
Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP.

Ten people were killed and another ten were wounded in a mass shooting Friday morning at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, authorities said.

The Associated Press identified the shooter as 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis, citing law enforcement sources.

Pagourtzis, a student at the school, was taken into custody and another individual was detained. One police officer was injured.

At a press conference Friday afternoon, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said the shooter used a .38 revolver and a shotgun, both of which had been purchased legally by the shooter’s father. Pagourtzis had no prior criminal record.

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