Published: Fri, December 08, 2017
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

2 killed, suspect dead in shooting at high school in New Mexico

2 killed, suspect dead in shooting at high school in New Mexico

At least three people have been killed in a shooting early Thursday morning at Aztec High School in Colorado.

Bloomfield Police said earlier over Facebook that there was an "active shooter" at the school, but amended the statement to "shooting".

State police did not release any details about the shooter but confirmed the other two people who were killed attended Aztec High School.

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Other schools in the area also were locked down as a precaution.

A crowd of nervous parents gathered outside City Hall in the moments after the shooting to wait for more information as officers tried to reassure them about the safety of their children.

No information has been released as to whether the shooter was a student at the school or a visitor.

Another news outlet reports that calls to Aztec police, the San Juan County Sheriff's Office, and other law enforcement agencies have not been immediately returned.

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The school is in the Four Corners region and is about a half-hour from the Navajo Nation.

Aztec is located in northwest New Mexico. He did not say whether anyone had been injured or killed.

The school was placed on lockdown as everyone was evacuated.

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