At least 2 children shot at South Carolina elementary school: official


TOWNVILLE, S.C. — At least two children were shot Wednesday at an elementary school in Townville, South Carolina, Anderson County EMS Director Scott Stoller told CNN.

“Right now we are still developing information. We are still treating patients. One of the children was life-flighted to Greenville Trauma Center, Stoller said.

The shooter is in custody, according to Sheila Cole, spokeswoman for the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities were called to Townville Elementary School at about 2 p.m. in reference to an “emergency situation,” according to WHNS.

Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore, who is also a paramedic, told the Independent Mail two children have been shot and their injuries do not appear life-threatening.

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office will be updating the media shortly.

This is a developing story; refresh for updates.