BREAKING: Shooting at Saugus High School

Two students have been killed and five others wounded in a shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita. Police responded to the scene just before 8 a.m. Thursday morning. All schools in the area were placed on lockdown and residents were told to shelter in place.

Aerial footage showed a large presence of police and fire personnel. One person was reportedly shot in the stomach.

The shooter has been described as an Asian male wearing black.

This is a fluid situation. CalSchoolNews will be providing updates. You can also read the latest at the L.A. Times.

Update The shooter, a 16-year-old student at the high school, is no longer a threat. He is in custody at a local hospital in grave condition from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He is believed to have posted a message on Instagram before the shooting. 

Several victims are being treated at Henry Mayo Hospital. A reunification center was been set up at Central Park. 

Read Governor Newsom's statement here

The two students that died have been identified as Gracie Anne Muehlberger, 15, and Dominic Blackwell, 14.

Update The shooter has died
 

 

 


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