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    Shooting reported at Lone Star College in Houston; campus on lockdown

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    Scene of the shooting at Lone Star College in Houston. (Photo: AIR11, KHOU)

    HOUSTON (AP) - A college campus in Texas is on lockdown amid reports of a shooter on campus.

    Lone Star College System issued an alert on its website Tuesday telling students and faculty on its Houston-area campus in north Harris County to take immediate shelter or avoid the campus. Spokesman Jed Young says there are reports of a shooter.

    Aerial footage from local television stations shows emergency personnel attending to some people on stretchers and at least one being taken into an ambulance. Others can be seen running from a building led by officers.

    The Harris County Sheriff's Office says it has no immediate details.

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    - U.S. official: Houston college shooting suspect in custody

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