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Shooter down, at least 2 people shot at New Mexico high school

Shooter down, at least 2 people shot at New Mexico high school

Authorities said that three people were killed, including the shooter, following a shooting at a New Mexico high school.

According to another news outlet citing Aztec Police Chief Mike Heal, two people plus the shooter were shot, but did not specify whether the two people shot were students or adults.

The two victims were students at the school police said, adding that no other injuries were reorted.

Authorities said families of the victims have been notified but few details on the incident or motive were immediately known.

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says several acts of bravery helped save lives during a deadly shooting at a small-town high school.

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Authorities say Aztec High School was locked down and officers responded in less than a minute Thursday.

No Bloomfield students are injured and the lockdowns at Bloomfield Schools are precautionary at this time.

The sheriff's office urged people to avoid the area and confirmed the school was evacauted. Parents are able to pick up their children at 516 and Mesa Verde, after they are checked in and accounted for. Federal agents and state police are investigating.

Aztec High School is about 180 miles northwest of Albuquerque, New Mexico.