San Bernardino, - After two people
were killed in a shooting at a classroom in
a San Bernardino elementary school on
Monday, the city's bishop is praying for the
victims and the school community.
“I'm praying for the victims&entire
school community after today's tragic
shooting@NorthPark Elem.May God console us
in this time of sorrow,” Bishop Gerald
Barnes of San Bernardino tweeted April 10.
A gunman opened fire this morning in a
classroom of North Park Elementary School.
Police have said the two victims are adults,
a woman and the suspected shooter, and that
two students are in critical condition.
The police chief Jarrod Burguan said the
incident is suspected to be a
“murder-suicide” attempt, the BBC reports.
There have been several shootings at
schools in the United States in recent
In December 2013 an individual opened
fire at Arapahoe High School in the Denver
suburb of Centennial, and in December 2012 a
gunman killed 20 children and six adult
staff members at Sandy Hook Elementary
School in Newtown, Conn., as well as his
mother and himself.
San Bernardino is also the site of a
December 2015 mass shooting in which a
couple killed 14 and wounded 21 others at a
social services facility.