UPDATE 3: The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office says that previous reports of three people dead in the shooting are incorrect. The death toll remains at two; a a 14-year-old boy and 16-year-old girl.
UPDATE 2: Officials say that a second victim has died due to their injuries, per NBC Los Angeles. The second victim has been identified as a 14-year-old boy.
UPDATE: Officials have identified the suspect as a 16-year-old Asian male who was a student at the school. He is currently in the hospital and is in grave condition after shooting himself in the head, according to ABC News. Officials added that the gunman used a semi-automatic pistol in the shooting, which had “no more rounds in it” once found.
One person has died and two others are in critical condition after a student opened fire Thursday morning at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California, according to police.
Officials say that there were five victims in the shooting. The deceased victim was identified only as a female by Henry Mayo Hospital. Two male patients are in critical condition, and another patient is in good condition.
The shooter was identified by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department as a student at the school.
Police reported that he no longer remained a threat. Some news outlets are reporting that the shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound others have reported that he is in custody. There was no immediate word on a motive.
The school is on lockdown. The LA County Sheriffs Department is confirming that multiple people have been wounded in a shooting the school. The search for the gunman continues.
— Eddie McCoven (@EddieMcCovenTV) November 14, 2019
BREAKING: Suspect in Santa Clarita school shooting is in the hospital in grave condition, officials say; suspect is a 16-year-old Asian male and student of the school. https://t.co/81af6Ktq9C pic.twitter.com/xRNWNG3qc4
— ABC News (@ABC) November 14, 2019