UPDATE: Shooting at Roswell Middle School, Shooter Apprehended 1/14/14
CBS 7 News
January 14, 2014
UPDATE 3:05 PM - ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - A witness says the gunman in a school shooting in the southeastern New Mexico city of Roswell was a student.
The shooter wounded two students at Berrendo Middle School on Tuesday morning before being taken into custody.
Officials at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas, say a 14-year-old boy was flown there in critical condition, and a 13-year-old girl was en route in serious condition. Hospital spokesman Eric Finley says information from nurses treating the boy indicates he was the shooter's target.
A student who witnessed the shooting says the shooter was a boy who she thought was being bullied. Eighth grader Odiee Carranza says it happened in the school gym. She says the boy shot the 14-year-old twice in the face, and shot the girl in the arm.
Carranza says the boy then fired a shot into the sky before dropping the gun. A teacher then grabbed him.
Roswell, NM – Roswell Police are reporting a shooting at Berrendo Middle School.
The shooter has been apprehended, according to police.
Parents are asked to not go to the school right now as it is on lock down mode.
Stay with CBS 7 and CBS7.com as more information is released.