AZTEC, N.M. – New Mexico State Police say two students are dead following a shooting Thursday morning at Aztec High School in Aztec. The shooter is also dead. It is unknown at this time if the shooter is a student.
15 others are injured, according to a statement by the Navajo Nation Office of the President and Vice President. However, state police officials have not confirmed that.
State police officials say there are no credible threats to other nearby schools.
We have received reports that other area schools are concerned about threats. There is NO evidence to support these rumors. #Aztecschoolshooting
— NMSP (@NMStatePolice) December 7, 2017
Families and friends of students of Aztec High School are gathered outside city hall, following a shooting at the school@KOB4 pic.twitter.com/7kjG7ZNITV
— Meg Hilling (@meghilling) December 7, 2017
NMDOH has deployed a school health advocate to the local Emergency Operations Center to assist in providing services to students and staff. #AztecSchoolShooting
— NM Dept. of Health (@nmdoh) December 7, 2017
Parents are able to pick up their children at McGee Park between Bloomfield and Farmington.