Rusty Garrett here with the weekend outlook: The drier of the two days with sunshine and warm conditions in store Saturday. An increase in storm clouds Sunday with the potential for more heavy rain late in the day and evening.
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.