Police entered a nearby home where shooting suspect was hiding and found him with self-inflicted gunshot wound, sheriff’s office say he is in custody receiving treatment
Police minutes earlier had surrounded the house where they believed the California high school shooter had been hiding
The shooting was reported at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita at 7.45am
15-year-old male student dressed in all black opened fire in a classroom and fled
At least seven people were injured in shooting on campus in Los Angeles County
One female student reported dead from gunshot injuries
Three male students also shot, two listed as critical, one in stable condition
Suspect is described as Asian male in dark clothing
Gunfire erupted inside Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California, Thursday morning
A sheriff’s tweet says shooting suspect is in custody and is being treated for a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police reportedly entered a nearby home where shooting suspect was hiding and found him injured.
Law enforcement officers shortly before had surrounded a building near a California high school after they tracked down a young male student who opened fire at the school and fled with police in pursuit.
Gunfire erupted inside a California high school Thursday morning, leaving at least seven people injured.
A shooter is believed to be 15-year-old male dressed in all black, who opened fire in a classroom and fled. The shooting left one female student and four male students with gunshot wounds.
The victims have been treated in hospital with one male student and the female student listed as critical. The other two male victims are listed as stable.
The shooting was reported st 7.45am Pacific Time at Saugus High School on Centurion Way in Santa Clarita.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department said at least six victims were transported from the scene with gunshot wounds.
First responders on the scene of a shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California on Thursday morning
Paramedics are seen administering aid to one of the shooting victims on school campus. At least five people were being treated
One of the victims is seen being taken from the scene by first responders following the shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita on Thursday morning
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office sent out a tweet saying officers were searching to a male Asian suspect in dark clothing.
A student named Riley told KTLA5 that she was standing with friends by the library on campus when she heard four to five gunshots and started running.
The high school and other schools in the surrounding area, including Rosedell and Highland elementary schools, were placed on lockdown.
At least five people were said to have been shot, two of them critical in the school shooting at 7.45am on Thursday
At least one person was said to have been shot in the abdomen and two of the victims reportedly are in critical condition
Police officers are currently looking for the suspect, who might be hiding in the bushes not far from the high school.
People are being urged to the avoid the area during the manhunt and nearby residents are being asked to shelter in place.