At least five people were killed in shootings at multiple locations in Northern California, Tuesday. An elementary school was among the shooter’s targets, the sheriff’s office said.
The alleged shooter was taken down by law enforcement and was among the dead, according to sheriffs officials.
Investigators said that shots rang out near Tehama Elementary School. Two children were shot and wounded, according to the sheriff’s office.
“I know that we have [airlifted] a number of students,” Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told reporters.
The gunman’s neighbor, Brian Flint, said his truck was stolen Tuesday morning, and he received a call that his roomate was injured,Record Searchlight reported.
“The crazy thing is that the neighbor has been shooting a lot of bullets lately, hundreds or rounds, large magazines,” he said. “We made it aware that this guy is crazy and he’s been threatening us.”
Flint said his roommate was among the dead.
The sheriff’s office said more than 100 law enforcement personnel responded to more than five scenes after witnesses reported hearing shots fired.
The sheriff’s office said the school had been cleared and that children who were attending school had been moved to a safe location.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
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