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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Update: victims, weapon

Both victims of today's shooting were Deer Creek Middle School students. They were both transported to Littleton Hospital. Medics describe their injuries as non-life-threatening.

The weapon used in the shooting was a high-powered rifle; it has been recovered.

Both students were apparently shot outside the school.