Law enforcement officials are currently responding to a shooting at Townville Elementary school in South Carolina.
There are no conclusive reports on the number of injuries at this time, but some sources initially said that at least two children were shot, and one was airlifted to a hospital.
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A man was also found dead close to the scene of the shooting, and it is currently believed to be related to the incident. Officers are currently searching the school and it remains on lock down at this time.
Picture day at the school was scheduled for later this week.
We will keep you updated as this story unfolds.
UPDATE 2:05 CST: The suspect taken into custody is a teenager.
UPDATE 2:08 CST: Three victims have now been identified as two children and a teacher. A press conference will be held at 2:30 CST
UPDATE 2:20 CST: Watch the live feed of the school here.
UPDATE 2:28 CST: A SWAT team has deemed the school to be all clear as of 3PM EST.
UPDATE 2:50 CST: Reports confirm that the two children shot were taken to a local trauma center. One was taken to Greenville Health System emergency trauma center by helicopter.
UPDATE 3:11 CST: Both children are expected to be ok, according to local news. No clear word on their exact condition right now. Press conference at 5PM EST now.
UPDATE 3:29 CST: One child reported to be in serious condition, but expected to be ok. Some reports say child is heading into surgery.