2 Dead, 5 Injured in a School Shooting in Santa Clarita, Gunman in Custody.
What We Know So Far:
Two students are dead and three other students suffered gunshot wounds during a mass-shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita earlier today.
Gunfire was reported at approximately 7:30 am and police descended on the high school eight minutes later. Police discovered six students with injuries, including the alleged shooter, who had a supposedly sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head.
At a press conference held by LA County Sheriffs, the gunman fired upon his classmates in the quad with a .45-caliber handgun, before turning the gun on himself.
SWAT teams searched nearby neighborhoods for the suspect, who they thought fled the scene of the crime.
The entire William S. Hart school district was placed on lockdown.
Today is allegedly the gunman's' 16th birthday.
Saugus High School Student Describes his teacher's reaction:
LA Co. Sheriffs are investigating "multiple scenes":
CBS News is reporting that 16-year-old Nathaniel Berhow is the shooter and is a student from Saugus High School. Berhow was sent to a nearby hospital for his wounds.