Girl, boy shot at Gardena High School making progress

People walk past the entrance to Gardena High School in Gardena, California January 18, 2011 after two students were shot, one in the head, when a gun went off accidentally in a classroom.
People walk past the entrance to Gardena High School in Gardena, California January 18, 2011 after two students were shot, one in the head, when a gun went off accidentally in a classroom. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images

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.

© 2011 The Associated Press.

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