TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. – At least three people were killed and at least two children wounded in a shooting at a rural Northern California elementary school Tuesday morning.
Authorities said multiple shots were fired about 8 a.m. at Corning Union Elementary School District’s Rancho Tehama Elementary School, about 20 miles southwest of Red Bluff. There were multiple victims, according to fox5sandiego.com. A witness near the scene told the local TV station she heard 90-100 shots fired, according to fox40.com. Another witness claimed to see a white pickup truck drive through the school gate and start shooting.
A six year-old child with two gunshot wounds was reportedly transported by helicopter to a hospital. A second child was reportedly shot in the leg, according to the Redding Record Searchlight.
The gunman was reportedly shot by police. “Multiple shots were fired in Rancho Tehama , with multiple victims. I am told the suspected shooter is deceased from law enforcement bullets,” a deputy said.