Teacher, Student And Shooter Dead After Shooting At San Bernardino Elementary School
Credit: KTLA.com
April 10, 2017

There is a developing story out of San Bernardino this morning about a shooting at North Park Elementary School. According to reports, there are at least 4 victims and police suspect a murder-suicide.

According to MSNBC, two of the victims are students, one is a teacher.

The shooter has been "neutralized," according to those same reports.

Cal State University San Bernardino has been asked to shelter in place until further notice.

This post will be updated as more details are available.

UPDATE: MSNBC reports 2 people have died. At least one is an adult, but they have no further details on anyone else.

Further update to above: Both of those killed were adults. Two children have been airlifted to area hospitals.

UPDATE 2: An 8-year old student has died, along with the teacher and the shooter. This was a domestic violence shooting, where the teacher was suspected to be either the wife or girlfriend of the gunman.

Washington Post:

San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said during a news conference Monday that Karen Elaine Smith, 53, a teacher, was killed inside a classroom at North Park Elementary School by her estranged husband, Cedric Anderson, 53. Anderson died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The chief said Jonathan Martinez, 8, was airlifted to a local hospital, where he died. Burguan said a 9-year-old child, whose name has not been released, remains in stable condition at a local hospital.

“I am told that both the students were behind the teacher when the suspect shot his wife,” Burguan said. “We have no reason to believe that the students were targeted, not that it makes it any better.”

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