Deadly Shooting Near School in California

Three people were killed in a shooting Tuesday morning that started at a home then later moved to an elementary school in Tehama County.

According to Fox News, multiple shots were fired around 8:00 a.m. at Rancho Tehama School in Corning, California. Officers were investigating at least five scenes in and around the school.

This map shows the incorporated and unincorporated areas in Tehama County, California, highlighting Rancho Tehama Reserve in red.
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An employee with the Corning Unified School District said there were reports of an active shooter at the school, and there were confirmed injuries.

Schools near the area remained on lock down for several hours to make sure the children were safe and that the shooter wasn’t still active.

According to Los Angeles Times residents and business owners said they heard at least 100 gunshots. The owner of a nearby cafe, Coffee Addiction, told the Los Angeles Times that she called 911 after hearing gunfire and screaming at the elementary school.

As of now three people have been killed and at least five injured in the incident.

The town of Corning, which is located 19 miles south of Red Bluff in Tehama County, has a population of roughly 7,500 people.



**Kimberly Maske-Mertz contributed to this report.

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