AZTEC, N.M. (KRQE) – Three individuals are lifeless after a faculty capturing at Aztec Excessive Faculty in Aztec, NM.
Two college students are lifeless, the shooter is lifeless as properly. There are not any different accidents reported. Based on the San Juan Regional Medical Middle in Farmington, no injured individuals have been transported from Aztec Excessive Faculty.
Earlier deputies and Lt. Kyle Lincoln from the San Juan County Sheriff Division cleared the constructing and actively searched the varsity.
San Juan County Sheriff’s Workplace has requested mother and father of Aztec Excessive Faculty to select up their youngsters at Mcgee Park at midday.
A former Aztec faculty board member who glided by the scene shortly after it unfolded says that is completely unprecedented of their small group.
“Tragically the horrors that visited many different communities have come to roost right here in Aztec,” Michael Padilla stated. He additionally referred to as the scene chaotic and stated there was an enormous regulation enforcement presence.
In a quick information convention Thursday afternoon, Governor Susanna Martinez stated “All New Mexicans are with Aztec at present,” asking if anybody has any info to contact native officers.
There was little further element said from what has already been reported besides the shooter was male, there have been people who took motion and there can be no names given out as we speak. The decision got here in to the Aztec Police Division whereas courses have been in session. Native, state and federal authorities will proceed to research the primary scene on the faculty and others as properly.
As of 10 a.m. Bloomfield faculties are not on lockdown. All college students school and employees are accounted for.
On social media, there’s an inflow of help for the Aztec group.
A prayer service is deliberate for four:30 p.m. at Saint Joseph church.
New Mexico State Police presently are asking any witnesses of the capturing to name the next hotline: 505-334-6622 or ship a message to the San Juan County Sheriff’s Workplace Fb web page.