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Gunman reported at school with 'multiple people shot' - armed police on scene

08 December 2017

Families and friends of students of Aztec High School are gathered outside city hall. The shooter also died.

Lt. Kyle Lincoln said that law enforcement is clearing the building and searching the school.

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Authorities say two students and a gunman are dead after a shooting at Aztec High School in northwestern New Mexico.

The sherrif's officer said: "Aztec High School is locked down and being evacuated".

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As the noise got louder and closer, school officials warned over the intercom system that it wasn't a drill.

"Thankfully our teacher always locks the door no matter what". He and other students moved to a corner of the room out of sight of the door and hid. There were no other injuries reported, state police added.

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ABC affiliate KOAT, citing Aztec police, report that two people were shot - though their conditions were not specified - and that the suspect is dead. Police have not released any details related to the shooter.

Gunman reported at school with 'multiple people shot' - armed police on scene