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California school shooting: Teacher talked gunman down

10 January 2013 Last updated at 21:26 GMT

A pupil at a high school in the Californian town of Taft has been shot and wounded.

The suspected gunman, also a student, was taken into custody following the attack, according to police.

Sherriff Donny Youngblood praised two members of staff at the school, who managed to talk down the gunman and helped other pupils escape.