Fight at NJ high school leads to shooting

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say a teenage boy was shot near his school in Jersey City, shortly after he had been involved in a fight at the building. City officials say the shooting occurred around 2 p.m. Tuesday on Chestnut Avenue.

The Dickinson High School student was shot in the leg and was being treated at a hospital for injuries that were not considered life-threatening. But his name and further details on his condition were not disclosed.

Officials say the boy had left the school after the fight occurred. He was shot about a block away from the building.

The high school and a nearby elementary school were both placed on lockdown as police searched for the shooter, who remains at large.

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