Several people were shot on Thursday after an armed individual broke into a high school in the city of Santa Clarita, California.
A shootout erupted at a school in the northern suburbs of Los Angeles, California, Thursday, November 14. At least two teenagers died, according to a still provisional assessment, andother people are injured. A teenager opened fire in the yard from his school, the high school Saugus, located precisely in the city of Santa Clarita, indicated on his Twitter account the Californian municipality.
ALERT: PLEASE AVOID THE AREA OF SAUGUS HIGH SCHOOL ON BOUQUET CANYON ROAD. A POSSIBLE SHOOTING HAS BEEN REPORTED AND EMERGENCY UNITS ARE RESPONDING. pic.twitter.com/uljpLjAyNZ
– Santa Clarita City (@santaclarita) November 14, 2019
The alleged perpetrator was arrested and transported to the hospital, when he himself allegedly attempted suicide, said the Los Angeles Sheriff, without giving further details about the circumstances of the arrest. or the reasons for his hospitalization.
Update regarding the shooting at #SaugusHigh, suspect is in custody and at local hospital.
– Alex Villanueva (@LACoSheriff) November 14, 2019
The school was the scene of a major police deployment, according to images broadcast by local television. Victims were escorted on stretchers. Students were evacuated in single file, sometimes with their hands up. Several settlements in the area have been placed as a security measure in a state of confinement.