2 dead, 2 injured following middle school shooting in Nevada

Published on Monday, 21 October 2013 11:48 - Written by

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Police say 2 are dead, and 2 boys are hospitalized following a shooting this morning at Sparks Middle School in Nevada.

A Sparks police dispatcher says the call came in at 7:16 a.m. Monday.

Spokeswoman Angela Rambo of Renown Regional Medical Center says the two boys are in critical condition.

Washoe County School District spokesman Charles Rahn says the middle school and the adjacent Agnes Risley Elementary School have been evacuated to Sparks High School. Rahn said the middle and elementary schools will be closed Monday.

Sparks is a city just east of Reno.