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At Least 5 Dead in Shooting in Northern California Elementary School

Screengrab: ABC-7
Screengrab: ABC-7

A shooting at an elementary school in Northern California on Tuesday morning has left at least five dead, according to a report from the Sacramento Bee.


The incident occurred at Rancho Tehama Elementary, which is roughly 120 miles northwest of Sacramento. According to CBS affiliate KHSL-TV, the shooter has been killed by law enforcement.

The children at the school have been evacuated and the area will remain on lockdown. A statement from the Corning Union Elementary School District said “We have had an active shooter incident at Rancho Tehama Elementary this morning. There are confirmed injuries. We are cooperating with law enforcement during this investigation but do not have specific details at this time.”


The Record-Searchlight reports that Rancho Tehama resident Brian Flint says the alleged gunman was his neighbor, and that he got a call saying that his roommate had been injured and his truck had been stolen.

We will update this post as more information becomes available.

Senior Writer, Jezebel

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Must be Tuesday

ETA: Depressing that I can’t even tell if this is sarcasm or not and I wrote the damn comment