Police Say Suspect In California High School Shooting Has Died

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Police Say Suspect In California High School Shooting Has Died
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said the 16-year-old suspect died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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Police confirmed Friday that the 16-year-old suspected of carrying out the Saugus High School shooting in California has died.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said the suspect died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Los Angeles County Police Department officials said on Thursday that video shows the suspect shooting students before turning the gun on himself. The motive is still unclear.

Los Angeles County police said five people, not including the suspect, were sent to the hospital Thursday. At least two of them have died: a 14-year-old boy and 16-year-old girl.

Police said Thursday they were conducting interviews with every student at Saugus High School before releasing them to their parents. The FBI was also on the scene.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.