LOS ANGELES At least two adults were killed and two persons, possibly students, were struck by gunfire in a classroom shooting on Monday at a Southern California elementary school, police and fire officials said.San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said the shooting at Northpark Elementary School in San Bernardino, east of Los Angeles, appeared to a "murder-suicide" and that two wounded students had been taken to the hospital for treatment.
"We believe the suspect is down, and there's no further threat," Burguan said in a Twitter post. He said the dead were adults.
ABC News, citing information from a police spokeswoman, earlier reported that three people, including a teacher, were hit by gunfire, in addition to the shooter.
The San Bernardino County Fire Department said in a Twitter post that there were "multiple gunshot victims" from the incident.The elementary school was being evacuated and students were being taken to a nearby high school. Aerial television footage from the scene showed students walking single-file across the campus from the school building. (Reporting by Steve Gorman; Additional reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; Editing by Toni Reinhold)
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Updated Date: Apr 11, 2017 00:45:06 IST