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Vocational school teacher shot by student in Los Angeles

By the CNN Wire Staff
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Cops: Man left class, returned with gun
  • The teacher is pronounced dead at the scene
  • Another student is injured during the shooting incident
  • The shooter is taken into custody by LAPD officers
  • Shootings
  • California

Los Angeles (CNN) -- Following an argument at a California vocational school, a student returned to the classroom armed with a gun and fatally shot a teacher Wednesday, police said.

The incident happened shortly after 4 p.m. (1 p.m. ET) at Coast Career Institute in Los Angeles, said Los Angeles Police Lt. Rick Banks.

The student shot the teacher several times, police said.

LAPD officers took the suspect into custody as he left the school building, police said. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another student was injured and was in stable condition at a hospital.

CNN's Artemis Moshtaghian contributed to this report.