(KFI) - Update (3:45pm): San Bernardino County Sheriff's officials held a press conference this afternoon detailing the deadly attack on the North Park Elementary School. Two adults and one child have died as the result of a murder-suicide shooting. A second student who was taken to the hospital is in stable condition.
Officials say Cedric Anderson, the husband of Karen Smith, the teacher of the special needs class, entered her classroom armed with a large caliber handgun intending to kill her. After firing several shots at his wife, Anderson reportedly turned the weapon on himself. Two students who were standing behind the teacher, were also hit. An 8-year-old student was later pronounced dead at Loma Linda University Medical Center.
The suspect had a criminal history including domestic violence from a previous relationship according to police officials. Details on the specifics of that arrest were not immediately available. The gunman gained access to the classroom after telling school officials that he was there to drop off a package for his wife.
Anderson and his wife were reportedly having problems in their marriage.
Original Story follows below:
San Bernardino County Sheriffs say a shooting in San Bernardino has resulted in multiple gunshot wound victims at North Park Elementary School.
Two adults are reportedly dead, believed to be a result of a murder-suicide. Police Chief Jarrod Burguan says they do not believe there is a further threat to anyone.
Maria Garcia with the San Bernardino City Unified School District says two children and a teacher were wounded and have been taken to area hospitals. Police say they believe that this was a murder-suicide, and it happened in a classroom.
Traffic is being directed away from the campus and parents are being advised that students from North Park Elementary are being taken to El Cajon High School for their safety. The students are being taken to Cal State San Bernardino, however, Parents/guardians are being asked to report to Cajon High School with ID to verify their identity before picking up their child.
The school will remain closed for at least the next few days while the investigation is on-going.
This post will be updated as more information becomes available.