Boy shot outside Utah middle school by classmate in Salt Lake City

The victim was taken by ambulance to a hospital. His condition was not immediately known.

By: AP | Salt Lake City | Published:October 26, 2016 4:39 am

Authorities say a boy has been shot by a classmate outside a middle school in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy. Sandy police Sgt. Dean Carriger says the shooting occurred at about 3 p.m. when the two boys were arguing. The Union Middle School, about 15 miles south of Salt Lake City, was briefly put on lockdown.

The victim was taken by ambulance to a hospital. His condition was not immediately known. The suspected shooter is in police custody. Carriger says they don’t know why the boys were arguing.