2 dead, 6 wounded after northern Mexico school shooting, officials say

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The shooting occurred at the Cervantes de Torreón School in the city of Torreón, the city’s mayor, Jorge Zermeño Infante, told reporters.

Preliminary reports were that a child entered the school with two weapons, firing at a teacher before apparently shooting himself, the mayor said.

Four of the wounded were at a nearby hospital, he said. Their condition was unknown.

The Director of Municipal Public Safety, Primo Francisco García, confirmed to local media the death of a teacher and a student.

The school includes students from kindergarten through high school, according to its website.

Coahuila sits on the border with Texas.

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