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(TOWNVILLE, S.C) — Two students and a teacher have been injured in a shooting at a South Carolina elementary school, according to police. The suspected shooter, a teenager, is in custody, police said.

A female teacher at Townville Elementary School was taken to AnMed Health Medical Center, according to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office. Two children were also injured, officials said. One child was taken to the Greenville Memorial Emergency trauma center, and another child was also taken to AnMed health, according to a Greenville spokesperson.

All of the victims were transported to area hospitals by helicopter, according to school officials. The extent of their injuries was not clear as was how the victims were hurt.

Students from the school were evacuated in the wake of the incident.

The Anderson County Coroner is working on a death investigation about two miles away from the school that may be related to the shooting, according to the Anderson County Coroner. That death appears to be a homicide, the spokesperson said.

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