Gunman reported at school with 'multiple people shot' - armed police on scene

Gunman reported at school with 'multiple people shot' - armed police on scene

According to the San Juan County Sheriff's Department, law enforcement responded to an active shooter at Aztec High School shortly after 8:00 Thursday morning.

New Mexico State Police said via Twitter that the two people killed were students at Aztec High School but provided no additional information on them. Students were taken to another location.

State and federal authorities are investigating what led to the shooting.

Sheriff's officials say that the shooter is in custody and that there are reported victims wounded, but it wasn't clear how many. He says the shooter also was dead but didn't say if the suspect was among the three.

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Aztec High School is in the Four Corners region and is near the Navajo Nation, an expansive native American territory.

Aztec High School is a public high school in Aztec, New Mexico. Nearby schools in the area have also been put on a preventative lockdown, AP reported.

"We all know each other in San Juan County", she added.

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