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News Story Source: CBS News
SANTA FE, Texas — Ten people were killed in a shooting Friday morning at a high school south of Houston, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said. School district Police Chief Walter Braun said that explosive devices were found in Santa Fe High School and the surrounding area.
According to law enforcement sources, nine students and a teacher were killed in the shooting, CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton reports. At an afternoon press conference, Abbott said that another 10 people were wounded.
The suspect in custody was identified as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, Galveston County Sheriff Henry Trochesset said in a statement. He was being held without bond on a charge of capital murder. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said the suspect was believed to be a student at the school.
Abbott said that two people in interest were being interviewed by authorities. He didn't identify them.
The suspect had said that he wanted to commit suicide after the shooting, Abbott said.
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