Suspect caught in shooting of adult, two kids at S. Carolina school

September 28, 2016 22:21

A teenager shot and wounded two children and a teacher at an elementary school in Anderson County, South Carolina, before being taken into custody on Wednesday, police said at a news conference.

The shooting at Townville Elementary School, located near the Georgia state line and about 100 miles (160 km) northeast of Atlanta, was reported just after 2 p.m.The incident drew a large police response and prompted an evacuation of the school, according to video from the scene.

Reuters could not immediately reach the Anderson County Sheriff's Office for comment.

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