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Last updated on Monday, October 21, 2013
(SPARKS, NV) - Police are investigating a shooting at Sparks Middle School in northern Nevada that has left two dead, including the shooter. Also, two boys were injured.
Spokeswoman Angela Rambo of Renown Regional Medical Center says the two boys are in critical condition.
Washoe County School District spokesman Charles Rahn says the middle school and the adjacent Agnes Risley Elementary School have been evacuated to Sparks High School. Rahn said the middle and elementary schools will be closed Monday.
Sparks is a city just east of Reno.
"I was deeply saddened to learn of the horrific shooting at Sparks Middle School this morning. My administration is receiving regular updates and the Nevada Highway Patrol is assisting at the scene. Kathleen and I extend our thoughts and prayers to the victims and those affected by these tragic events," said Governor Brian Sandoval.
A Sparks police dispatcher says the call came in at 7:16 a.m. Monday.
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