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Police: Men Shot BB Gun at Boy, 14 at High School Track



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    Two men were arrested on suspicion of shooting a 14-year-old  student with a BB gun at Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley on Wednesday,  police said.

    Police arrested Demarqus Wiggins, 21, and Sel Butler, 18, in  connection with the shooting, reported at 11:55 a.m.at the track field at Tamalpais High School on Miller Avenue.

    The student was doing physical education on the track field of the  high school when a metal BB pellet struck him, police said.

    The suspects were driving southbound past the track field in a  blue BMW sports utility vehicle.

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    A man leaned out of the vehicle, holding what appeared to be  a machine gun, and fired shots at students on school property, police said.

    The teen was taken to Marin General Hospital via ambulance. He  sustained a moderate injury to his lower back, according to police.

    Mill Valley police officers and Marin County sheriff's deputies  located a vehicle matching the description provided by witnesses in Marin  City within minutes and detained the occupants of the vehicle.

    Wiggins and Butler were arrested for possession of a weapon on school grounds,  felony battery causing injury, willful discharge of a firearm, and conspiring  to commit a crime, according to officers.

    Police recovered guns matching the witness's description. The  firearms were loaded with BB-type metal projectiles, according to police.

    The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.