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A shooting as Aztec High School in New Mexico has been confirmed by San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christensen.
Lt. Kyle Lincoln from the San Juan County Sheriff Department told KRQE News 13 that police are still searching the school. He also confirmed that there have been injuries, but he did not mention the number of people wounded or the severity of those injuries. There have been a few social media users that have stated that two students were killed, but police have not confirmed that information.
KRQE News 13 also reported that there is a suspect in custody at this time.
Schools in the area are taking the proper precautions to ensure the safety of their students and faculty. Both Bloomfield and Farmington High Schools are on lockdown. Bloomfield Police Department shared the following message on Facebook a short while ago.
“We are aware that there is an active shooter at Aztec High School. We do have officers located at all of the schools in Bloomfield and they are all on lock down. Parents are advised to please stay away from all of the schools until further notice. There will be a live update at 9:15am at Bishop’s Square.”
The following unconfirmed report posted on Twitter claims that “multiple people” were wounded in this morning’s shooting.
“San Juan County, NM – Multiple people wounded from gun shots at Aztec High School – All area Farmington Schools are on lockdown.”
Aztec High School is located at 500 E Chaco Street, in Aztec, New Mexico. Parents who have children at the school have been told to head to 516 and Mesa Verde near the church to pick them up, according to KRQE News 13.
This story is developing.