Dec. 4 - Police have arrested a seventeen-year-old male in connection to the shooting of another teenager outside West Orange High School in Wintergarden, Florida. Deborah Gembara reports.
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Students were evacuated after a shooting at this high school in Winter Garden, Florida.
Police have arrested a 17-year-old male.
Eyewitnesses say the two teenage males were fighting when the older of the two, pulled out a gun and shot the other one in the face. The 15-year-old victim was taken to a local hospital.
SOUNDBITE: DR. BARBARA JENKINS, ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUPERINTENDENT, SAYING:
"Our hearts go out to the mother and the family…that's just a heart-wrenching call to receive. Nobody wants to believe that their child left home perfectly safe and has been injured by gunshot wounds. So our thoughts and prayers are certainly with them."
Police say there at least two dozen witnesses to the incident and it isn't clear at this point, what prompted the shooting.
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