SAN BERNARDINO, CA (RNN) – Two adults are dead and two students were injured in a shooting at an elementary school on Monday, officials reported, Police on the scene declared there is no further threat in what they believe was a murder-suicide.
The shooting happened in a classroom at North Park Elementary School at around 10 a.m.local time. It is not yet known how the shooter got into the school.
San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said two youngsters, possibly students, were taken to the hospital via helicopter.
One teacher and two students were shot, a law enforcement spokesperson told KCAL. The shooter is presumed also to be dead.
Two other schools in the area were put on lockdown following the shooting.
Officers evacuated the children in an orderly fashion and they are being reunited with their parents at a nearby campus. Police continue to secure the scene.
Parents and family members were not allowed on campus, so they waited across the street, hoping to catch a glimpse of their children.
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