Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: Sun and clouds both days with lower humidity. High temps are due to only reach the lower 80s. Early mornings in the low to mid 50s.
HOUSTON (December 5, 2012)—A Houston area high school student shot himself Wednesday while sitting in the back of a patrol car after he was arrested earlier on suspicion of taking a gun to school.
Capt. Jon Moore of the Harris County Precinct 3 constable's office said deputies were sent to the campus of North Shore High School at around 10:40 a.m. Wednesday in response to reports a student might have a weapon on campus.
The student was detained, handcuffed and placed in the back of a patrol car.
Moore says the student somehow got a firearm and then shot himself in the back of the head.
Galena Park ISD officials said the student, whose name was not released, was conscious when he was taken to a Houston hospital.