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2 students, 1 teacher injured in shooting at S.C. elementary school

TOWNVILLE, SC (WSPA) – Anderson Co. deputies say there has been a shooting at Townville Elementary school around 1:44 p.m. Wednesday.

They say one suspect is in custody and there is no longer an active threat.

Two students and one teacher were hurt and taken to hospitals, according to Taylor Jones with Anderson Co. Emergency Services.

Jones says a teen is in custody.

A teacher and a child is at AnMed and the other child is at GHS.

There is a homicide at Osborne Rd. connected to the teen shooting suspect, according to the Anderson Co. Coroner.

The victim is a man in his 40s who was found dead at a home.

SC Highway Patrol is at the school helping to clear rooms and secure the scene.

We could see deputies on the roof of the school with their weapons drawn.

Highway 24 is shutdown.

Air 7 says they have airlifted one patient.

Oconee Co. sheriff’s office have been called in to help clear the building and secure the scene.

Students are being bused to Oakdale Baptist Church on Hwy 24, that is where parents need to pick them up.

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