2 More Teens Arrested In Gardena High School Shooting

GARDENA (AP) — Police say two more teenagers have been arrested in connection with an accidental shooting that wounded two students at a south Los Angeles high school.

1 Student Critical, Another In Good Condition After Shooting

Detective A. Batris says a boy and a girl were arrested on Tuesday for investigation of helping conceal evidence after a 17-year-old boy allegedly smuggled a gun into class at Gardena High School in a backpack and it went off.

Batris says after the shooting, the 17-year-old allegedly traded clothes with a male student and gave the backpack to a girl, who were arrested Tuesday. He says prosecutors must decide whether any of the three will face criminal charges.

A single bullet struck a 15-year-old boy in the neck and a 15-year-old girl in the head. A doctor says the boy is in good condition and the girl remains critical but has awakened

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