Authorities say a student shot himself in the head at a Louisiana middle school after he fired at a teacher and missed.
Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre says the 15-year-old student fired one shot Monday inside a classroom at Larose-Cut Off Middle School. He then went into a bathroom and shot himself.
Sgt. Lesley Peters, a sheriff's spokeswoman, says the student is in critical condition at a hospital in nearby Galliano. His name has not been released.
Webre says the school about 45 miles southwest of New Orleans has been locked down. He says the students were being taken to a nearby VFW hall. The shooting is still under investigation