2 adults dead, 2 students injured in shooting at elementary school in San Bernardino
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. – Authorities responded a shooting Monday at an elementary school in San Bernardino, according to NBC affiliate KNBC.
The shooting happened at North Park Elementary.
According to San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan, the shooting appears to be a murder suicide. Two students were transported to the hospital. Two adults are deceased in the classroom, according to Burguan.
Joint response from @SanBernardinoPD sheriff, school police and CHP— Chief Jarrod Burguan (@SBPDChief) April 10, 2017
KNBC says that a teacher and two students are among the victims in the shooting.Preliminary information indicated there were four shooting victims, according to San Bernardino police.
Burguan said the shooter was "possibly down" and police believe there is no further threat.
Monica Garcia, of the the San Bernardino Unified School District, said the shooting appeared to stem from a domestic violence dispute involving the injured teacher, according to KNBC.
The city of 216,000 was the site of the December 2015 terror attack that killed 14 people and wounded 22 others at a meeting of San Bernardino County employees. Husband-and-wife shooters Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik were killed in a gunbattle with authorities later that day.
The city is known for its high rates of violent crime, especially homicides, and has struggled to emerge from bankruptcy, according to the Associated Press.
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