Officers have recovered a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns used in Rancho Tehama shootings
RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, California- The Red Bluff Daily News reports at least three people have reportedly been killed in a string of shootings that began around 8 a.m. Tuesday at Rancho Tehama Reserve, southwest of Red Bluff.
Law enforcement told reporters at the scene there were shots fired in five locations, including Rancho Tehama School, and scanner reports indicate one child was among the wounded.
More details in Rancho Tehama shooting: 5 dead, including the shooter, 7 scenes of shots fired, school evacuated to Rec Hall, woman and child in gray truck shot and taken to hospital, man claims his truck was stolen and used in shooting
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The school had been secured as of 10 a.m. and the children moved to another location. Authorities were working to notify parents.
Three people were confirmed dead and the shooter was killed by law enforcement, but it was not clear whether the shooter is included in the three fatalities, the report explained.
The shooting began at the end of Fawn Lane near Bobcat Lane, according to officers at the scene. Shots also were fired at Rancho Tehama Road near the intersection with Paskenta Road, where two people who did not know the shooter were shot in a gray Ford pickup truck.
Another victim was reportedly shot at the corner of Stagecoach Road and Oak Park Road, according to scanner reports.
The entire Rancho Tehama Reserve is locked down and nobody was being allowed in or out as of 10 a.m. Tuesday. About 100 officers were at the scene and some continued to search for victims, according to scanner reports.
Truck taped off, windows shot out on Rancho Tehama Road. Two ppl were in it, conditions unknown. Five different crime scenes being investigated, according to Tehama County Sheriff’s Office. pic.twitter.com/zvRq8lW5qT
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