At Least 3 Dead In New Mexico High School Shooting

At Least 3 Dead In New Mexico High School Shooting

Authorities in New Mexico said on Twitter that the shooter was among the the deceased.

The San Juan County Sheriff's Department responded to the shooting at Aztec High School and said deputies are "clearing the building and actively searching".

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

The New Mexico State Police said no other injuries were reported and that the school was evacuated. They did not identify the suspected shooter as a student at the school or say how the suspect died. "Please avoid the area".

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All other schools in the district have been placed on lockdown.

Aztec High School is a public high school in Aztec, New Mexico.

Aztech High School students were taken to another area to meet their parents.

Aztec High School is in the Four Corners region and is near the Navajo Nation, an expansive native American territory.

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