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2 Dead, 3 Wounded After Gunman Opens Fire at Southern California High School

Officials say the gunman was a 16-year-old fellow student who opened fire with a handgun.

LA County Sheriff's Department

Two teenagers are dead and 3 more critically injured after a mass shooting this morning at Saugus High School near Los Angeles. Officials said the gunman was a 16-year-old fellow student who opened fire with a handgun, then shot himself. Officials said he survived and is in grave condition. This is the 366th mass shooting in American in 2019.

Police were seen escorting large groups of students off the campus of Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, CA. Other nearby schools were temporarily on lockdown while officials looked for the shooter.

"If you live in neighborhood anywhere near Saugus High, PLEASE LOCK DOORS and stay inside," the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Department tweeted.

Aerial video showed authorities surrounding a home near the high school. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva tweeted that the shooter was in custody and being treated at a hospital. 

This is a developing story.