2 Students & 1 Teacher Injured In Elementary School Shooting — Get The Shocking Details About The Suspect In Custody
Two children and a teacher were shot by a gunman at a South Carolina elementary school on Wednesday afternoon.
According to local reports, the shooting occurred shortly after 1 p.m. at Townville Elementary School.
Police confirm that a suspect is in custody — a teenager who is believed to have acted alone.
Officers responded with armed officers at the school within the hour, and were walking on the school's roof while other deputies helped evacuate the building.
Students were brought out of the back of the school to groups of parents waiting nearby. The evacuated children traveled by bus to a local church where family members were asked to pick them up.
The two injured students were airlifted to a local hospital, while the female teacher was taken by ambulance.
One man was found dead 3 miles from the school, which authorities believe is connected with the shooting.
We will continue to update you as the story develops…
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