At Least Three Dead, Students Wounded After Shooting At California School

Trevor Jackson
November 15, 2017

Witnesses reported hearing gunshots and children screaming at a primary school about five miles down a road from where the shooting is believed to have started.

He declined to release the name of the gunman but said he was "aware" of a domestic violence incident that neighbours reported.

Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told a TV station that the authorities are investigating at least five crime scenes at a school around 130 miles away from Sacramento.

One student at the elementary school was hit by gunfire and transported to the local hospital for treatment, Johnston said. He says he and his roommate told authorities that their neighbor was acting "crazy" and threatening them.

Quist said about 10:30 a.m. local time that parents were able to get to the school to see their children.

Officials were not available to comment on the shooting, but emergency radio traffic included multiple gunshot victims in the shooting.

"Our doors are locked", she said.

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A spokesperson for the Corning Unified School District told BuzzFeed News that there were "confirmed injuries" at the school.

More than 33,000 people die annually in the United States from gun-related deaths - two thirds of them suicides - according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The roommates lived close to the gunman, and he said that the gunman was firing off rounds.

"We offer our condolences to the families who lost loved ones and unite with all Californians in grief", the statement reads.

According to the sheriff's office, the incident began at a house and moved to Rancho Tehama School where several shots were fired sometime before 9 a.m. The California Highway Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation also were assisting.

Officers were sent to multiple scenes in the area.

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