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Teacher Shot in Classroom

Teacher Shot in Classroom

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police are searching for four teenage boys who were allegedly involved in an attempted robbery at a Fresno high school in which a 30-year-old teacher was shot.

The Fresno Bee reports that Steven Guerrero, who teaches athletic trainingpart-time at Edison High School, was in fair condition with two gunshot wounds following the shooting in a school classroom Thursday night.

Deputy Police Chief Pat Farmer says the suspects confronted Guerrero when they entered the unlocked classroom and demanded a laptop computer.

The teacher allowed them to take the computer but decided to fight back after one of the teens struck him with a 25-pount free weight.

Farmer says Guerrero knocked a handgun out of one of the suspect's hands, but the suspect got it first and shot him.

Authorities do not think the suspects are current Edison students.

Posted by Amy King

 

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