There was panic in Sparks, Nevada this morning after a fatal shooting took place at Sparks Middle School.
Several people were shot during the horrific incident, and there have so far been two reported deaths, including the shooter who died of a self-inflicted gun wound.
Two male patients were also rushed to the Renown Regional Hospital where they are currently in critical condition.
Governor Brian Sandoval released a statement on the incident, saying:
"I was deeply saddened to learn of the horrific shooting at Sparks Middle School this morning. My administration is receiving regular updates and the Nevada Highway Patrol is assisting at the scene. Kathleen and I extend our thoughts and prayers to the victims and those affected by these tragic events."
There aren't too many details on any other victims or the shooter himself, but parents have been able to pick up their children from Sparks High School.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of the families affected by this horrible tragedy.
Kyle Nucum says he witnessed a student shooting a teacher after the gunman was confronted and the teacher told him to put the gun down.
Sources has been unable to identify the teacher who was shot.
A family has identified Michael Landsberry as the math teacher who was shot and killed in the shooting earlier this morning.
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