The incident happened around 10 am local time at the North Park Elementary school in San Bernardino. – Fox News
DEVELOPING: A California elementary school is currently on lockdown after two people reportedly were shot and killed there Monday in what police suspect is a murder-suicide.
The incident happened around 10 a.m. local time at the North Park Elementary school in San Bernardino.
We believe this to be a murder suicide. Happened in a class room. Two students have been transported to the hospital.
— Chief Jarrod Burguan (@SBPDChief) April 10, 2017
Based on preliminary information, there were 4 victims, with the suspect possibly down as well, San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan posted on Twitter.
One of the victims is believed to be a teacher and responders are on scene, Maria Garcia, communications officer at San Bernardino Unified School District, told Fox News. Their conditions were not immediately clear.
“We believe this to be a murder-suicide. Happened in a classroom,” Burguan said. He added that two students have been transported to a hospital.
The school is on lockdown along with two others: Hillside Elementary School and Cajon High School.
Garcia told the San Bernardino Sun that school officials believe the “situation is contained.”
Burguan advised the public to stay out of the area and said students are being taken to Cajon High School for safety.
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