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School workers thwart gunman who could have hurt dozens more


November 16, 2017

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — A gunman on a deadly mission rushed onto the grounds of a tiny elementary school in rural Northern California where small children were straggling into classrooms after getting dropped off for another day of school.

Dozens of children in the path of the shooter could have been hurt if not for the quick thinking and training of staff and students who immediately implemented a lockdown that had been practiced for years.

Corning Union Elementary School District Superintendent Richard Fitzpatrick said Wednesday the drill went exactly as practiced.

He said...

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