Two students, teacher injured in South Carolina elementary school shooting


TOWNVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Anderson Co. deputies said there was a shooting at Townville Elementary school Wednesday afternoon.

They say one teenage suspect is in custody and there is no longer an active threat.

Two students and one teacher were hurt and taken to hospitals, according to Taylor Jones with Anderson Co. Emergency Services. Their injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

SC Highway Patrol is on scene helping to clear room and secure the scene.

A man in his 40s has been found dead at a home three miles from the school and has been confirmed to be connected to the teen shooting suspect, according to the Anderson Co. Coroner.

Two medical helicopters are on the scene at the school.

Oconee Co. sheriff’s office have been called in to help clear the building and secure the scene.

Students are being bused to Oakdale Baptist Church on Hwy 24, that is where parents need to pick them up.

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