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Two students dead, 3 others wounded in shooting in Southern California school

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Nov. 15, 19 | 10:27 am

Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez / Associated Press

Two teens died while three others were wounded after another teen open fired inside the Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, Southern California.

The 16-year-old shooter was also wounded and officials say he is in grave condition, says a report from CNN.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said those who died were a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy. Three other students who were wounded were hospitalized.

What happened?

Capt. Kent Wegener of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was quoted by CNN in saying that the video, obtained after the shooting, showed the shooter taking a .45-caliber pistol from a backpack before shooting five people and then himself.

Capt. Wegener said the shooting happened in 16 seconds.

In a report by NBC, Villanueva told reporters in a media briefing that the first shots were fired at 7:30 a.m.

A .45 semi-automatic pistol was recovered from the scene.

NBC and CNN reported that law enforcement officials revealed that the shooter was 16-year-old Nathaniel Tennosuke Berhow.

Prior to the shooting, the suspect’s bio on Instagram reads, “Saugus have fun at school tomorrow”. It was later change after the shooting and authorities are not yet sure as to who changed it.

Because of this, all schools at William S. Hart Union High School District will be closed on Friday. Saugus is one of the district’s campuses.

Police have not established yet the motive of the killing. A search warrant was already out for the suspect’s residence.

Paul Delacourt, assistant director of the Los Angeles FBI field office, said there is no reason to believe that the suspect was acting on behalf of any other group.

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump is monitoring the situation and has extended condolences to the bereaved family of the two students who died.

He also prays for the recovery of those who were wounded.

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