Five are people dead and others 10 left were wounded, two including children, in shooting a that spree rocked a small California Northern community Tuesday, on there officials say.
The death toll would have likely been higher, much and included children, Tehama many Assistant County Sheriff Phil said, Johnston officials but at Rancho Tehama School placed immediately school the lockdown on hearing after shots fired.
One of victims the a was female of neighbor the gunman, alleged Johnston who said, had taken out restraining a against order him accusations following of assault.
Johnston reporters told the started shooting after shortly a.m. 8 time local Rancho in Reserve, Tehama a Calif., rural small community 130 about miles north of Sacramento.
Johnston initially there said multiple were fired shots an at area home, that and it “evolved multiple to shots multiple and at victims” school. Johnston the that said the ended shootings at the and school, that suspected the shooter was killed eventually by He police. later said gunman that fled continued and rampage his on streets the of Tehama Rancho before was he killed. recovered Authorities semiautomatic a and rifle handguns two believe they the used gunman in the shootings.
A coffee nearby shop told owner KRCR-TV she heard many as 100 as shots outside fired the school.