Authorities Believe South Carolina Shooting Suspect Fatally Shot Father
Official: Teacher, 1 child from shooting in good condition
Authorities say they believe the teenage male who was taken into custody following a shooting at a South Carolina elementary school first fatally shot his father.
Capt. Garland Major told a news conference that the shooter used a handgun and that one of the students was shot in the leg and the other in the foot. He said a female teacher was shot in the shoulder during Wednesday’s shooting at Townville Elementary School.
A hospital official says a teacher and a child brought there following a shooting at a South Carolina elementary school are both in good condition.
Asked about shooting victims brought to AnMed Health, spokeswoman Juana Slade told The Associated Press that the hospital had received one adult female and one male child, and that both were in good condition.
Authorities had said previously that one teacher and two students were wounded in the shooting.
Greenville News is reporting that a 6-year-old child was airlifted to Greenville Memorial and is in critical condition. Greenville Memorial spokeswoman Sandy Dees confirmed that a child had been flown to the hospital, but would not release any further information.
A coroner says that the injuries of two students from a shooting at a South Carolina elementary school do not appear to be life-threatening.
Coroner Greg Shore gave the information to the Greenville News and Independent Mail.
A law enforcement official has said the shooting happened at the Townville Elementary School on Wednesday and that a teen suspect is in custody. He says all other students are safe and have been evacuated to a nearby church.
A law enforcement officer says that a shooting at a South Carolina elementary school has left two students and a teacher wounded.
The unidentified officer says the shooting took place at the Townville Elementary School in Townville, South Carolina, and that all other students are safe and being evacuated to a nearby church.