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Jan 20, 2011 11:22 AM by Bea Karnes

Girl, boy shot at LA school making progress

LOS ANGELES (AP) A 15-year-old girl who was shot in the head when a smuggled gun went off at a Los Angeles high school is making progress and another wounded student is out of the hospital.

The girl's skull was broken by a bullet that also hit a 15-year-old boy in the neck Tuesday at Gardena High School.

Dr. Gail Anderson at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center says the girl remains in critical condition Thursday but she's more awake and can move her arms and legs a little better.

Anderson says the bullet that went through the boy's neck missed major nerves, arteries and his spine. He was released from the hospital Wednesday night.

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