Three dead in California school shooting

The Sherrif's office said that the shooting happened at around 8:00 AM local time

Authorities received 911 calls of shooting at multiple sites, including the Rancho Tehama Elementary School, Tuesday morning, Assistant Tehama County Sheriff Phil Johnston said.

Authorities said the shooting occurred around 8 a.m.in Rancho Tehama, near Red Bluff, Calif., about 120 miles northwest of Sacramento.

Police say the gunman fired into the school from outside its grounds. No motive is yet known.

About 100 law enforcement officials responded to "multiple scenes, I can think of at least five scenes", after the shooting, he said. A woman and another child were shot in a truck that was driving near the school and taken to the hospital, he added.

"It was very clear at the onset that we had a subject that was randomly picking targets", he said.

Johnston later said authorities had recovered a semiautomatic rifle and two handguns believed to be used by the shooter.

The Eureka Times-Standard, a regional newspaper, reported that ten people had been injured in the shootings.

Enloe Medical Center said it had four patients from the shooting - one adult and three children. 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.

"They went on an immediate lockdown", the sheriff said during a press conference. He said the neighbour "has been shooting lots of bullets lately - hundreds of rounds". "This guy has been insane, and he's been threatening us and everything".

Johnston said he was told the suspected shooter was killed by law enforcement gunfire.

Related:

Comments

Latest news

Ethiopian Airlines Announces Deal for Boeing 777 Freighter
Industry sources have said they expect a commercial launch from Boeing of the new mid-sized jet next year. The United Arab Emirates-based carrier will also become the first to receive the new Boeing 777X in 2020.

GST Rejig: 178 Items to be Cheaper From Today
Tax on eight items was lowered from 12% to 5%, while six other items were moved from the 5% slab to nil. From 18 percent duty to five percent, you will spare 13 rate focuses tax on your food tax.

Kim Kardashian confirms she and Kanye West are expecting another daughter
The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 33 , looked comfortable in black joggers, a long black sweater and sliders. Kim Kardashian accidentally revealed that she is having a baby girl on The Ellen Show.

Paypal Holdings (PYPL) Ownership Decreased by American International Group Inc
PayPal Holdings accounts for about 1.6% of WASHINGTON TRUST Co's holdings, making the stock its 19th biggest position. WARNING: This piece of content was originally published by StockNewsTimes and is the property of of StockNewsTimes.

Insider Activity of Frontier Communications Corporation (FTR)
It improved, as 31 investors sold SKT shares while 73 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. Recent insider trends for Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) have caught the attention of investors.

Other news