Another school shooting in US, 2 kids injured

Posted By: Samyuktha
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California , Oct 9: In yet another disturbing case of school shooting in the United States, a gunman opened fire at Kelly Elementary School in Carlsbad here on Friday, Oct 8 afternoon injuring two children.

According to the LA Times, the shooter, dressed in all black, pulled up in a car outside the playground and opened fire at around noon. A construction worker took the shooter down before the shooting turned into a blood bath.

Two children sustained minor injuries in the incident. The injured are recovering in Rady Children's Hospital.

Police said that the shooter fired at least 5 shots and suspect that the .357 magnum handgun recovered from the spot could be the weapon used in the shooting.

The gunman, believed to be a teenager, reportedly had a box of bullets in his pants and a 5-gallon gas can with him.

The gunman has been arrested and investigations are on.

The incidents of school shootings in US are on a steady rise. The last one being reported on last Friday, Oct 1, when a 15-year-old boy was shot as he walked onto a high school campus (Alisal High School, Salinas, California). He later succumbed to his injuries.

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