California, November 15: At least three people were killed, including a suspected shooter and multiple elementary students were injured after shootings reported at several scenes including Rancho Tehama Elementary School in Northern California, Tehama County Sherrif’s office said.
The Sherrif’s office said that the shooting happened at around 8:00 AM local time with reports of somebody barricaded in a structure and of multiple victims. The cops were present at the spot and the emergency department have airlifted “multiple students” from the scene, with a 6-year-old reportedly among the injured.
An administrative assistant at the Corning Union Elementary School District said that no one was killed at the school but a “number” of students were shot and wounded.
Around 100 law enforcement personnel are currently present at five crime scenes in the area.
“I know that we have airlifted a number of students,” an official said, referring to “airlifting” a number of victims to the hospitals.
The school is now clear, and all other students have been brought to a safe location.
At least three children and one adult were brought to the Enloe Medical Centre, in Chico, California, the hospital confirmed to KHSL.
“It’s a really sad day for us in Tehama County, really,” the official said t reporters.
A number of intelligence officials have also arrived at the spot and in few minutes some senior officials will give further details about the incident.