BREAKING: Two children and teacher shot after gunman targets primary school
Police have rushed to the scene at Townville Elementary School in Anderson County.
WYFF TV reports that helicopters landed by the school and students were evacuated to a nearby church.
The injured children have been airlifted to Greenville Memorial Hospital and a female teacher taken by ambulance, according to Taylor Jones with Anderson County Emergency Management.
Sheila Cole from Anderson County Sheriff's Office said the shooting happened shortly after 1pm.
At least 2 children shot & 1 adult dead at elementary school in Townville
Shooter is in custody..... read more
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