Police: Teen Shot And Wounded At A West Phoenix High School

PHOENIX (AP) — A teenager was shot and wounded at a high school in west Phoenix on Monday afternoon and police were searching for a suspect.

They said the incident occurred at Cesar Chavez High School and the teen’s injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Police said it’s not considered an active-shooter situation, but officers were working to safely clear the campus of the rest of the students.

Phoenix Union High School District sent a message to parents that said “after school today there was an altercation in a restroom on campus that resulted in a student being wounded, allegedly from a firearm.

“Local authorities were immediately contacted to assist. All other students and staff who were on campus are safe,” district officials said. “This incident took place after school and the campus is being cleared. All afternoon activities at Chavez have been moved or rescheduled.”

The name and age of the student who was shot wasn’t immediately released by police.