Transcript for Teenager Armed With Handgun Shoots at Teachers and Children on the Playground
Good evening and we begin tonight with the horror playing out inside an elementary school in South Carolina. A teenager walking into the school with a gun authorities believe he had just shot his father dead at home. And going to the school playground opening fire at town bill elementary teachers trying to help. And then the anguish outside parents rushing to the scene after being alerted there'd been a shooting at the school ABC's Steve Olson Sami is on the scene tonight. Agent or the help pop. Cell phones in the pockets of frightened parents across the small town started burning up at 1:45 PM just before the end of classes for the day at town bill elementary. Or more about art. Police say a local teenager armed with a handgun appeared at a playground behind the school. And started shooting at teachers and children. I think there worsens didn't sound long recess area. And then she may have on current mayor and the teacher this season. My young boy was shot in the leg another boy in the foot a teacher trying to keep the kids safe was shot in the shoulder. One of the children had to be flown to a hospital in Greenville, South Carolina. Police got here fast and seven minutes they had the team in custody. Snipers went to the roof to clear the building while this all too familiar scene of moving children by school bus to a nearby church played out well yeah. Parents couldn't get to their children fast enough. Yes. About two miles from the school another crime scene police say it's the father of the shooter 46 year old Jeffrey Osborne. And he's been shot dead. Police say the son was home schooled and they're not sure yet why he targeted the elementary school school is canceled for the rest of the week. Police tell us that no one who was heard at the school those two students. Nor the teacher suffered any injuries that were like threatening they will be okay tonight the governor of South Carolina is on her way here. Authorities tell us that investigators will be here at the school. Through the night David Steve O since Sami on the scene.
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