Swat team members secure the scene near Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev., after a shooting there on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. Authorities are reporting that two people were killed and two wounded at the Nevada middle school. (AP Photo/Kevin Clifford)
Police: 2 Dead, 2 Hurt in Middle School Shooting
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) - Police in Nevada say the two people killed in a school shooting were a staff member and a student who was likely the attacker.
Two other students were critically injured in the violence that erupted before classes began Monday. Authorities said the staff member was trying to intervene.
Spokeswoman Angela Rambo of Renown Regional Medical Center says two boys are in critical condition.
Washoe County School District spokesman Charles Rahn says the middle school and next door Agnes Risley Elementary School have been evacuated to Sparks High School. Rahn said the middle and elementary schools will be closed Monday.