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MATTHEWS, N.C. — A student is dead after a shooting at a high school in North Carolina.

The Matthews Police Department said a student was shot by a classmate at Butler High School on Monday morning.

The student was taken to the hospital, where he died of his injuries, reports WSOC-TV in Charlotte.

The shooter is in police custody but has not been identified.

Butler High School and the town of Matthews are roughly 12 miles southeast of Charlotte.

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