Townville Elementary School Shooting
South Carolina authorities are reporting that there’s been another school shooting. At least two students and one teacher were injured after a teenage gunman opened fire at Townville Elementary School.
Two students were injured and airlifted to Greenville Memorial Hospital and a female teacher taken by ambulance to AnMed after a shooting at Townville Elementary School, according to Taylor Jones with Anderson County Emergency Management.
Deputies told WYFF News 4 that they have a teenage suspect in custody.
Anderson County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Sheila Cole said the shooting happened shortly after 1 p.m. at the school at 105 State Road in Townville in Anderson County.
Armed officers were at the school before 2 p.m. Multiple law enforcement vehicles lined the driveway.
Parents were waiting nearby and children were being brought out of the back of the school.
The evacuated students moved by bus to Oakdale Baptist Church at 6724 Highway 24 in Townville.
The Anderson County Coroner’s Office is investigating a death on Osborne Road in Townville that officials say is connected with the shooting at the school. The location is a little more than 3 miles from school.
This story is still developing…
Mike Ellis/Independent Mail via AP