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2 wounded at LA school when gun in backpack fires

 


THOMAS WATKINS,Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gun in a 10th-grader's backpack accidentally discharged when he dropped the bag, wounding two students at a high school Tuesday, Los Angeles police and school authorities said.

A 15-year-old girl was in critical condition with a head wound and a 15-year-old boy suffered a neck wound, said Deputy Chief Patrick Gannon. Both were hit with the same bullet.

The student who brought the gun apologized before running to a classroom, Gannon said.

"He said, 'I'm sorry,' when the gun went off. It made it appear to the teacher that it was an ac...



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