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MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina police say a male student shot by another student at a high school has died.

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Capt. Stason Tyrrell of the Matthews Police Department announced the news late Monday morning. Officials said earlier in the day that the Butler High School student had been brought to a hospital in critical condition.

Tyrrell didn’t release the victim’s age or identity but referred to the student as a male.

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Tyrrell said a fight inside the school led to the shooting. The suspect, also a student, is in custody.

A lockdown was lifted at the school Monday morning and parents were allowed to pick up their children.

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