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SHERIFF: Shooter at Denver, Colo. High School wounds two, kills himself

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The sheriff of Arapahoe County, Colo. says a student who was targeting a teacher ended up shooting and wounding two other students, then shot himself to death.

Sheriff Grayson Robinson said as the shooter confronted the teacher, another student confronted the shooter and was shot.  As police descended upon the school, the sheriff says, another wounded student was found.  That person's wound may not be a gunshot wound, the sheriff says.

The Associated Press says one victim is in critical condition at the hospital and is in surgery.

The sheriff says the shooter was then found dead of what he said was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  He said he knows the identity of the shooter but would not reveal it just yet.

Televised images showed dozens of students lined up on the school's track.  Many of them had their hands on their heads as officers patted them down.

The school is about eight miles east of Columbine High School in Littleton.  That's where two teenage shooters killed 12 classmates and a teacher before killing themselves in 1999.

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