2 students killed in California shooting

first_imgWASHINGTON – Two students were killedwhile three others were wounded by a gunman who opened fire at a secondaryschool in California, officials said. The shooting took place at the SaugusHigh School in Santa Clarita, north of Los Angeles, minutes before the schoolday was due to begin on Thursday. Two students were killed while three others were wounded in a shooting incident at a secondary school in California on Thursday, officials said. BBC.COM Two victims – a 16-year-old girl and a14-year-old boy – died of injuries, police said. The other victims were twogirls aged 15 and 14, and a 14-year-old boy. The suspect was “identified as a16-year-old male whose birthday was today,” firearms expert Captain KentWegener said. According to surveillance footage, thesuspect took a gun out of his backpack and shot the five students, beforeshooting himself in the head, Wegener added.   The weapon recovered was an emptied.45-caliber semi-automatic pistol, police said.(BBC)last_img

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