Aztec High School Shooting Confirmed by Police

The San Juan County Sheriff's Office said there was an active shooter at Aztec High School in New Mexico

The San Juan County Sheriff's Office said there was an active shooter at Aztec High School in New Mexico

Two people were shot at a high school Thursday, and the shooter is "down" and in custody, according to police. She did not say if "down" meant injured, dead or captured, and did not say if anybody else was injured or whether the shooter was a student or visitor.

On Facebook, the sheriff's office asked people to "please avoid the area".

Lt. Kyle Lincoln from the San Juan County Sheriff Department told KRQE News 13 that police are still searching the school.

Bloomfield and Farmington High Schools are also on preventative lockdown. The extent of injuries in the school is unknown at this time.

Police had no details on the suspect but said the shooter "is down". "Your students' safety is our primary concern", the statement said.

The nearby city of Bloomfield has placed its schools on lockdown as a precautionary measure and is asking parents stay away until further notice. Check back for updates.

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