SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say a second victim of a Los Angeles area high school shooting has died.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says a 14-year-old boy died at a hospital. Earlier, a 16-year-old girl died from the shooting at Saugus High School in the city of Santa Clarita.
Villanueva tweeted that the suspect is in custody and was taken to a hospital.
Update regarding the shooting at #SaugusHigh, suspect is in custody and being treated at a local hospital.
— Alex Villanueva (@LACoSheriff) November 14, 2019
The LA sheriff says the16-year-old shooter was among six victims, and is listed in grave condition.
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital tweets it received four patients earlier Wednesday afternoon.
#SaugusHighShooting: UPDATE - We have four patients; Three male and one female. Female and two males are in critical condition. One male is in good condition.
— Henry Mayo Hospital (@HenryMayoHosp) November 14, 2019
School district spokesman Dave Caldwell tells the station all campus lockdowns in the district have been lifted except for Saugus High.
The students have gathered at a nearby park where they will be released to parents after being interviewed by police.
We need to interview every student at Saugus HS before they can be released to their parents. We need to conduct a thorough investigation. We apologize for the wait
— Undersheriff Tim Murakami (@LASDMurakami) November 14, 2019