US Authorities said on Tuesday they had killed a gunmen after he shot dead three people and injured two children at a rural Northern California school.
Authorities said multiple shots were fired at Rancho Tehama Elementary School around 8 am and there were multiple victims, reported local media.
“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.
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.
All other students had been evacuated from the school, authorities said.