The shooting happened at or near an elementary school in Rancho Tehama around 8:00 am. local time.
The school has been cleared and the children at the school are in a safe place, Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told reporters.
At least three people have been killed and two children wounded in a shooting in a small community about 15 miles southwest of Red Bluff this morning.
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Law enforcement officials have killed the alleged shooter. The Redding Record Searchlight reports a 30-year-old man has also been taken to the hospital with gunshot wound to the thigh. The gunman was reportedly shot by police.
An official at the Corning Elementary School District confirmed the elementary school in Rancho Tehama is on lockdown.
A 6-year-old and another child are among the injured. According to local law enforcement, there were "multiple victims in multiple locations".
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Police are investigating at least five crime scenes.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
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