At Least 3 Dead In New Mexico High School Shooting

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Authorities said that three people were killed, including the shooter, following a shooting at a New Mexico high school. They did not identify the suspected shooter as a student at the school or say how the suspect died.

Bloomfield Police said earlier over Facebook that there was an "active shooter" at the school, but amended the statement to "shooting".

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The Albuquerque Journal reports that according to San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christesen, three people, believed to be students, are dead.

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The city of Aztec is located in the northwest corner of New Mexico and has a population of almost 7,000 people. The investigation is now being led by the New Mexico State Police, with support from the FBI.

Deputies with the San Juan County Sheriff's Office told reporters that a suspect was in custody but they did not release any other information.

Authorities say the school was placed on lockdown and evacuated. It was also unclear from the report whether the three were injured or killed.

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