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November 19, 2017

At least 3 dead in California school shooting, shooter killed by police


At least 3 dead in California school shooting, shooter killed by police

RANCHO TEHAMA, Calif. —A reported shooting in northern California has left at least three people…


A reported shooting in northern California has left at least three people dead.

The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting happened at an elementary school in Rancho Tehama around 8:00 am. local time. Rancho Tehama is about 115 miles north of the state capital of Sacramento.

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A Corning Unified School district employee confirmed there were injuries at the school.

Police are investigating at least five crime scenes. At least 100 law enforcement officers have responded to the crime scenes. The children inside the school have been moved to a safe location.

“Multiple students” have been airlifted from the scene according to Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston. Johnston told local media at least three people are dead, but did not elaborate if any students were among the dead.

Law enforcement says the shooter was shot and killed by police.

A 6-year-old and another child are among the injured. The Redding Record Searchlight reports a 30-year-old man has also been taken to the hospital with gunshot wound to the thigh.

Rancho Tehama Elementary is reportedly now in lockdown. Local law enforcement have blocked off the road that leads to the school.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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At least 3 dead in California school shooting, shooter killed by police


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