Authorities: Student shoots self at Ohio middle school

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MASSILLON, OH (AP) — A school official in Ohio says a middle school student apparently shot himself after bringing a gun to school.

Police say Jackson Middle School, near Massillon, is on lockdown Tuesday and that the students and staff are safe.

The school official tells The Independent newspaper that the student is being treated at a hospital.

Authorities and school officials haven’t released any other details about the shooting.

Massillon is located about 50 miles south of Cleveland.