San Bernardino Police arrived on scene at Northpark Elementary School after receiving calls of a shooting at 10:27 AM. The shooting took place in one special needs classroom for students grades 1-4. There was a teacher, 2 adult aides, and 15 students in the classroom.
The suspect was Cedric Anderson, a 53-year-old Riverside resident. Anderson was the husband of the teacher in the classroom, Karen Elaine Smith, also 53-years-old. The suspect shot Smith and two students who were standing behind the teacher, before taking his own life.
The two students behind Smith that were struck by gunfire have been identified. One student, 8-year-old Johnathan Martinez, was airlifted from the scene and has tragically passed away from his wounds. The other student struck by gunfire is a 9-year-old, and police will not release his name at this time as he is in critical condition.
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