Tehama Elementary School Shooting Claims 3 Lives, Shooter Dead
This story is still developing from earlier today. News is breaking that at least three people are dead in a shooting at an elementary school in rural Northern California.
Multiple shots were fired in the Rancho Tehama Reserve in Tehama County about 8 a.m., and then at the Rancho Tehama Elementary School, assistant sheriff Phil Johnston told the KCRA-TV station in Sacramento, California.
Sheriff Phil Johnston, who according to CBS affiliate KHSL addressed reporters near the scene, said deputies were first alerted to a shooting in Rancho Tehama Reserve at around 8 a.m.
“That evolved to multiple victims and multiple shots at the school,” Johnston said, adding that he’s been told the suspected shooter was shot and killed by law enforcement. Investigators recovered a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns, according to Johnston.
Here is Sherriff Johnston’s full statement to reporters:
Story still developing.