AT least four people have been hit by gunfire in a classroom shooting at a Southern California primary school, police and fire officials say.
San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said the shooting at Northpark Elementary School in San Bernardino, east of Los Angeles, on Monday was initially believed to be a "murder-suicide" and that two students had been taken to the hospital for treatment.
We believe this to be a murder suicide. Happened in a class room. Two students have been transported to the hospital.— Chief Jarrod Burguan (@SBPDChief) April 10, 2017
Students at the school are be taking to cajon high school for safety.— Chief Jarrod Burguan (@SBPDChief) April 10, 2017
Two adults are deceased in a classroom, believed to be a murder suicide. We believe the suspect is down and there's no further threat.— Chief Jarrod Burguan (@SBPDChief) April 10, 2017
There are two wounded, possible students. Taken to local hospitals, condition unknown— Chief Jarrod Burguan (@SBPDChief) April 10, 2017
He added that preliminary information was that there were four victims and that the "suspect is possibly down as well".
The San Bernardino County Fire Department said in a Twitter post that there were "multiple gunshot victims" from the incident.
A spokeswoman for San Bernardino City Unified school district says one of four people shot in a classroom was a teacher.
Maria Garcia says the shooting is believed to be a domestic dispute. At least two students have been flown to a hospital.
The other students in the school were evacuated and taken to a nearby school.
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