AZTEC, N.M.—A taking pictures at a highschool in a small New Mexico city left two college students and the suspect lifeless, authorities mentioned Thursday as colleges all through the world remained on lockdown as a precaution.
State police didn’t launch any particulars concerning the shooter however confirmed the opposite two individuals who had been killed attended Aztec Excessive College. The varsity of about 900 college students was cordoned off as authorities cleared the buildings and youths had been taken to a different location.
A crowd of nervous dad and mom gathered outdoors Metropolis Corridor to attend for extra info as officers tried to reassure them concerning the security of their kids.
“The households of the victims had been notified instantly. They’re in our ideas and prayers,” state police mentioned in a press release on social media.
State and federal authorities are investigating what led to the taking pictures and didn’t instantly launch any particulars concerning the circumstances.
Aztec is a rural neighborhood of 6,500 individuals within the coronary heart of northwestern New Mexico’s oil and gasoline nation and close to the Navajo Nation. Its essential road is lined by outdated brick buildings that date again greater than a century.