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One dead, two in custody after shooting that placed a Fairfield high school on lockdown

Two people are in custody for a Friday evening shooting that placed Armijo High School in Fairfield on lockdown, according to the Fairfield Police Department.

Officers responded to a call of a suspected shooting shortly after 5 p.m., a news release by the department said. They determined that the gunshots erupted between two different groups that left two victims.

A 16-year-old male died of his injuries, and an 18-year-old male was in critical condition as a result of the shooting, according to a notice Fairfield police posted on Nixle.

Police say they arrested two suspects around 6 p.m.

While school was not in session when the lockdown occurred just before 6 p.m., Armijo High was hosting football activities at its field; media reports say that those games have been canceled.

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