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Stop the Bleed Training and Kits Prove Their Worth at Calif. School Shooting

Hannah Schooping-Gutierrez, center, a student at Saugus High School, is comforted by her boyfriend Declan Sheridan, at right, a student at nearby Valencia High School during a vigil at Central Park in the aftermath of a shooting at Saugus Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Santa Clarita, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – A high school choir teacher is reportedly being credited with saving the life of a student after Thursday’s shooting at Saugus High School.

Choir director Katie Holt rushed to the aid of one of the girls after the 16-year-old suspected shooter opened fire and killed two students, Fox 11 reported.

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“I used what I could to dress her other wound and she was responsive, she was joking around a little bit. She was really strong,” Holt said.

Doctors say two of the victims wounded in a Southern California high school shooting are doing well after treatment and should be released from a hospital in a day or two.

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Doctors at Providence Holy Cross Hospital in Mission Hills told reporters Friday they treated a 15-year-old girl and a 14-year-old girl after Thursday’s shooting.

Doctors say the 15-year-old was shot below the belly button. Her wound was cleaned and the bullet was retrieved. She’s described as recovering.

The 14-year-old was shot in the lower right abdomen. The doctors say arrived in stable condition and is expected to make a full recovery.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.