[Hit refresh for updates.] According to Tehema County California Undersheriff Phil Johnston, a shooter has killed at least five people and wounding two students. “The Tehama County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting happened at an elementary school in Rancho Tehama around 8:00 am. local time,”” wcvb.com reports. A reporter Tweeted an interview with local police revealing . . .
that they terminated the shooter with extreme prejudice. Some 100 law enforcement officers from various agencies are investigating seven crime scenes. The AP [via krctv.com] offers this description of one of the crime scenes.
Coy Ferreira, whose daughter is a kindergarten student, was dropping his daughter off for class just before 8 a.m. when he heard what sounded like a firecracker. A school secretary ran out and yelled for the kids to get in the classrooms because someone was shooting at the school.
Ferreira said he ran into a classroom with 14 students. He said the series of shots came through the classroom windows, hitting one student. Ferreria said a young boy was shot in the foot and the chest. When he spoke to us, he said the child was alert and talking. He said another student in an adjacent classroom was shot under the arm. That child was also conscious.
Ferreira said there were two gunmen. [ED: unconfirmed and unlikely] He saw one of them, a man in his 30’s-40’s dressed in green camo running away from the school after the shooting . . .
A witness named Tiffany, who operates Coffee Addiction Coffee Shop near the school, told KRCR News Channel 7 she heard 90-100 shots fired.