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BB gun shooting in Eureka

EUREKA - A male  Eureka High School student was allegedly shot with a BB gun Tuesday afternoon.

Eureka Police report just before  2 pm , they received a call from the high school that a student had reported being shot  in the chest on the 1600 block of L Street about  thirty minutes prior.

The student went to the hospital as a precaution but there was no life threatening injury. Eureka High did not go on lock down and the investigation continues.