Santa Clarita First Responders Help Students at High School
A student opened fire Thursday on his 16th birthday, killing at least two high school classmates and injuring several others at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California, authorities said. The suspect, who is a junior according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies, pulled a weapon from his backpack and opened fire in a campus quad before classes started, authorities said. His actions were captured by security cameras. Media outlets identified the suspect as student Nathaniel Berhow.
A student's father passed away at a young age, and the school's student resource officer acted as her mentor during challenging high school years. They are technically, free to return to the US, but a number of hurdles and concerns are keeping them home On June 26 at 12:00 p.m. ET, Washington Post Live welcomes Thrive Global founder and CEO Arianna Huffington, Harvard School of Public Health dean Michelle A. Williams and CAA Foundation executive director Natalie Tran to shine a spotlight on first responders suffering from burnout, exhaustion and mental stress in the fight against COVID-19. With a second wave already underway in 20 states, it is a problem that is only likely to grow. Guests will address this lesser-known public health crisis unfolding before us, as well as the disproportionate effect of coronavirus on minority populations and the overall impact of racism on public health. Former tennis player, author and activist James Blake joins First Take to discuss athletes and activism after George Floyd's death.
Not again. A long line of students, their hands in the air: a scene that all Americans have come to dread. The high school shooting in Santa Clarita, California left two students dead, a 16 year old girl and a 14 year old boy, and three other students injured. We're following the breaking news on a school shooting. Police responding to a shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California. You can see first responders taking an injured student to the ambulance. Our first units arrived on scene and encountered, in the quad area of the school, multiple victims. Among those who were transported turned out to be the suspect, who is currently in the hospital in grave condition. The suspect is a 10th grade track star. Police executed a search warrant at his home 10 minutes from the school. He's identified as a 16 year old male, who's birthday is today. When word of the shooting spread, students were placed on lockdown in their classrooms until they were given the 'all clear'. I spoke to a choir teacher who tended to a girl who was shot. Where was the student shot? She was shot in her side here. And she was actually shot again in her shoulder. Yeah. As well. The shooting hit home for Katie Hill, the Congresswoman who recently resigned after having an affair with a campaign staffer. She's a graduate of this school and called into CNN. I went to Saugus, I live in Saugus now. You can see the helicopters and you can hear the sirens from my back yard right now. Just this year, Santa Clarita was named one of the safest cities in America to raise a child. That title was shattered around 7:40, just as class was about to get underway. Gonna be at Saugus High School. Shots fired, several people down. Panicked parents rushed to the school to reunite with their children. It's a heart-wrenching and sobering scene here. We're at a park about two miles from the high school. This is where the students were taken by bus after the shooting. Parents waited here for over three hours to be reunited with their loved ones, all the while waiting, hoping, and praying that they were okay. (dramatic theme)