2 Dead, 2 Wounded In Nevada Middle School Shooting, Authorities Say

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Two people were killed and two wounded Monday in a shooting at a Nevada middle school, authorities said. A hospital said that it was treating two boys in critical condition with apparent gunshot wounds.

A student told the Reno Gazette-Journal newspaper that the shooter was a student, wearing a Sparks Middle School uniform, and shot a teacher after a teacher told him to put the gun down.

“The teacher fell and everybody ran away,” said the student who spoke to the newspaper, Kyle Nucum. “We ran across the field to get somewhere safe, and while we were running we heard about four or five more gunshots.”

Police said that the suspect had been “neutralized.” It was not clear whether the shooter was one of the two dead.

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