At least 5 killed,school children wounded in Northern California shootings


A gunman in Northern California killed four people and injured several others, including two children, in a shooting that spanned seven locations including an elementary school in Rancho Tehama Reserve, about 130 miles north of Sacramento.

The suspect has been shot and killed by authorities, the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office says. The sheriff says he does not have a list of victims, but he knows there have been at least five deaths total from the incident.

In total, authorities say the suspect injured 10 people in the shooting.

A domestic violence incident preceded the shooting, authorities say.

Deputies have recovered a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns.

Gov. Jerry Brown  issued a statement on the shooting, writing “Anne and I are saddened to hear about today’s violence in Tehama County, which shockingly involved schoolchildren. We offer our condolences to the families who lost loved ones and unite with all Californians in grief.”