5 Things To Know About The Elementary School Shooting In San Bernardino

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5 Facts California Elementary School Shooting


Sadly, there's been another school shooting.

This time at North Park Elementary in San Bernardino, California. 

Preliminary information indicates that the shooting took place approximately 10:00-10:25 AM local time at the elementary school, which is currently still on lockdown along with two other nearby schools in the area.

Students from the school are being transported to another local area school, Cajone High School, for safety.

DailyMail Children evacuating during the school shooting.

This comes nearly 5 years after the devastating Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut that left 20 children, aged 6 and 7, and 6 adult staff members dead.

Schools have tightened security in the wake of the tragedy, so it is still unclear how this shooter entered the school building.

North Park Elementary requires ID to enter the school, so further investigation will need to be done to understand how this could of happened.

Here are the details, facts and information we know as of this writing:

1. This is being referred to as a murder-suicide.

Police Chief Jarrod Burguan tweeted that officials believe this was a murder-suicide, though no details have been released as far as motive or who the shooter actually was.

2. Two adults are deceased.

Police Chief Jarrod Burguan confirmed via Twitter that there are two deceased adults. One of them is likely the shooter, and the other one is a teacher. They are now saying that the shooter and teacher may be related.

3. Two other victims were taken to area hospitals for treatment.

Though unconfirmed, it appears two elementary school students were also injured in the gunfire. They have been taken to the hospital for treatment. However, ages and conditions of the two students have not been released.

4. Parents are being asked to bring ID to Cajone High School to pick up their children.

We understand how terrifying this could be as a parent. The district is trying hard to keep this as organized as possible.

5. You can watch the live feed as this fluid situation unfolds.

This is an ongoing, developing story. This news is accurate as of this writing but can change at any time.