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17-year-old dies after shooting outside Texas high school

A 17-year-old has died after a shooting outside a Texas high school, police said Wednesday.

Fort Worth Police responded to Eastern Hills High School at 5:20 p.m. CT Monday and discovered the teenager had been shot in the neck. Police said in a statement that the shooting appeared to have stemmed from a fight.

Police said on Wednesday homicide detectives were investigating the incident, but did not say whether one or more suspects had been arrested.

The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to a hospital in critical condition on Monday. It was not clear whether he or the suspect were students at the school, police said.

NBC Dallas-Fort Worth reported that the shooting took place outside the school gymnasium where a volleyball game was about to begin. The match was canceled.

A district spokesperson sent calls for comment to police on Monday. The last day of Eastern Hills High School is scheduled for June 18th.



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