According to authorities, a student opened fire on the campus of Sparks Middle School around 7:16 Monday morning, shortly before classes began.
Officials say two students were injured and a staff member was killed trying to protect other children.
The shooter also died at the scene, although no shots were fired by law enforcement.
Dozens of SWAT team members were called in to secure the area as students were quickly evacuated to a nearby high school.
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