High School Shooting In North Carolina

A teenage student has been injured in a shooting at a North Carolina high school.

Police responded to reports of gunfire at Carver High School in Winston-Salem at around 2.30pm local time.

A 15-year-old boy was shot and suffered non-life threatening injuries in the neck and shoulder, according to News 14 Carolina.

The school, which has 700 students, was shut down for two hours.

According to two eyewitnesses, the shots were fired outside the school building during a fire drill.

Police say the suspect is in custody.

It is the second gun-related incident at the school this year.

In January, a Carver High student was charged with possession of a weapon on schol property after he taking in a gun.

Police found the unloaded .22 calibre pistol in a book bag, MyFox8.com reported.

The latest shooting comes after a 20-year-old opened fire with an AK-47 in an elementary school in Atlanta.

The man was arrested and there were no injuries.