TOWNVILLE, S.C.– Two children and a teacher were shot by a gunman at an elementary school in Townville, South Carolina, a spokesman for Anderson County Emergency Management told reporters Wednesday afternoon.
The students were sent to a local trauma center, Taylor Jones said.
One child was taken to Greenville Health System emergency trauma center by helicopter, spokeswoman Sandy Dees said.
The teacher was also hospitalized.
The severity of the injuries is not known.
The suspected shooter, a teenager, is in custody, Jones said.
Townville is in the extreme western part of the state, southwest of Greenville.