3 killed in shooting that ends at California elementary school, official says

Deputies respond to reported shooting near elementary school in Rancho Tehama

"That evolved to multiple victims and multiple shots at the school", the official said, adding that he's been told the suspected shooter was shot and killed by law enforcement.

According to the CBS affiliate KHSL-TV, the shooting took place in the community of Rancho Tehama, about 15 miles southwest of Red Bluff, around 8:00 a.m.

Several children have been transported to the hospital.

On the way, he said, he saw an apparent gunshot victim and police at another scene.

The shooter was armed with a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns, Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told local media. Johnston could not say how many people in total had been killed or wounded, but told the station, "I know of at least three deaths". The shooter appeared to be randomly picking targets, authorities said. No information about their conditions was immediately available, according to a spokeswoman for the facility, located about 45 miles from the school.

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Traffic backs up outside Rancho Tehama, Calif., after multiple people were killed in a shooting Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.

Jim Schultz, a reporter for the Redding Record Searchlight newspaper, quoted Rancho Tehama resident Salvador Tello, who was taking his three children to school and described seeing the gunman open fire, killing a woman. The kids who were at the school are in a safe location, Johnston said.

The shooting spree began at a home and ended at the school, KCRA reported. Flint said the neighbor had been shooting "hundreds of rounds" from large magazines.

California Gov. Jerry Brown has also released a statement on the shooting, saying that he and his wife are "saddened to hear about today's violence in Tehama County, which shockingly involved schoolchildren".

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