2 children and 1 adult were injured in an Idaho middle school shooting, officials say

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Rigby Middle School in Rigby, Idaho.
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  • Two students and an adult were wounded in a shooting at an Idaho middle school on Thursday.

  • District officials said the shooting happened at Rigby Middle School in Rigby, Idaho.

  • Police said one male suspect is in custody.

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Two students and one adult were wounded in a shooting at a middle school in Idaho on Thursday, school officials and police say.

Officials from Jefferson School District 251 told Local News 8 that the shooting happened at Rigby Middle School and all of the injuries were non-life-threatening.

Police told the local news site that a male suspect is in custody.

Neither the suspect nor the three injured people have been publicly identified.

The school, in Rigby, Idaho, was evacuated following Thursday morning's incident.

Jefferson School District Superintendent Chad Martin called the shooting a "worst nightmare," according to the Associated Press.

"What we know so far is the shooter has been apprehended," Martin added. "There is no further threat to the students."

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment.

This is a developing story. Please check back for more details.

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