3 dead in northern California shooting at home, school
- Author: Adam Floyd Nov 15, 2017,
Nov 15, 2017, 0:21
The alleged shooter has also been killed by police.
The Corning Union Elementary School District said part of the shooting spree occurred at Rancho Tehama Elementary School. Johnston said the child has been transported to the hospital, along with another child who was shot while riding in a truck. A second child had a gunshot wound to the right leg.
He said there were at least five crime scenes related to the incident.
"I know that we have (airlifted) a number of students", Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told the station.
"It was very clear at the onset that we had an individual that was randomly picking targets", he said.More news: Hogan out, Bennett should play
Quist said about 10:30 a.m. local time that parents were able to get to the school to see their children.
Traffic backs up outside Rancho Tehama, Calif., after multiple people were killed in a shooting Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.
About 100 law enforcement officials responded to "multiple scenes, I can think of at least five scenes", after the shooting, he said. No information about their conditions was immediately available, according to a spokeswoman for the facility, located about 45 miles from the school. Authorities recovered a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns reportedly used by the shooter. The area is about 120 miles (190 km) north of Sacramento.
Fox 5 in San Diego reports the shooting started at a home and moved to the elementary school. Flint says he had been shooting "hundreds of rounds" from large magazines.
Area resident Brian Flint told local media that his roommate had been shot and killed by the gunman, a former convict in his 50s.