UPDATE: 2 teens dead after California school shooting

Updated: November 14, 2019 10:10 PM


Authorities say a second victim of a Los Angeles area high school shooting has died.


Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says a 14-year-old boy died at a hospital. Earlier, a 16-year-old girl died from the shooting at Saugus High School in the city of Santa Clarita.

Authorities say a student gunman shot five students and then himself around 7:30 a.m. in a school quad. His .45-caliber handgun was found with no bullets remaining when it was recovered.

The three surviving victims remain hospitalized. The shooter is in "grave condition."

Editor's note: ABC News previously reported a third teen had died, but has since retracted that information. This story has been updated to accurately reflect that retraction.

See Sheriff Alex Villanueva's press conference below:


Authorities say a 16-year-old gunman was among six victims found at a Los Angeles school following a shooting. One of those victims later died.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says the unidentified gunman, whose birthday is Thursday, is in grave condition at a hospital.

A video of the shooting shows the teenager shooting himself in the head.

A 16-year-old girl died at a hospital.


A Valencia, California, hospital is reporting one female victim has died following a shooting at a Southern California high school.

In a tweet, the Henry Mayo Hospital reported two male victims were in critical condition. Additionally, one male victim was in "good condition."


Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva reports the suspect of a shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California, is in custody.

Villanueva confirmed the news via Twitter. 

The sheriff says the suspect is a student and was one of several people taken to a hospital after the Thursday morning shooting and is alive.

Reports on the number of people injured has fluctuated.

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital tweets it received four patients. The hospital says a female and two males are in critical condition and one male is in good condition.

School district spokesman Dave Caldwell tells the station all campus lockdowns in the district have been lifted except for Saugus High School. 


The number of people reported injured in a shooting at a Southern California high school has risen to five.

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in the city of Santa Clarita tweeted that it received two patients in critical condition Thursday morning and three more were en route.

The Los Angeles County sheriff's Santa Clarita Valley station says there are "reports of approximately 5 victims being treated."

The shooting occurred at Saugus High School about 30 miles (48 kilometers) northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

Initial reports said at least six people were injured, a number that was then lowered to three.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department said there were three confirmed injuries following a shooting at a high school in the city of Santa Clarita.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Thursday on Twitter that deputies are responding to Saugus High School. The sheriff's office says a male suspect in black clothing was seen at the school.

Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman Christopher Thomas said initial accounts of at least six victims Thursday morning may have been because of duplicate reports.

Thomas says it's not known if the patients have gunshot wounds or other types of injuries. One is being flown to a hospital and two others are being transported by ambulance.

Saugus High School and other schools in the area have been locked down.

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