Image copyright Reuters Image caption Officials in the school where the shooting took place An 11-year-old student has opened fire in a school in northern Mexico, killing a teacher and injuring at least six other people before shooting himself dead, officials say.The incident happened at the private Colegio Cervantes school in the city of Torreón…

Members of Civil Protection are seen at a private school after a shooting in Torreon

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Officers in the college the place the taking pictures took space

An 11-year-standard pupil has opened fire in a faculty in northern Mexico, killing a teacher and injuring a minimal of six other of us sooner than taking pictures himself ineffective, officers converse.

The incident came about on the interior most Colegio Cervantes college in town of Torreón in Coahuila affirm.

It used to be no longer at the moment obvious what his motives were.

Although murders are on the upward thrust in Mexico, college shootings are uncommon.

The boy – who has no longer been identified – used to be a just pupil who lived with his grandmother and had standard behaviour, Mayor Jorge Zermeño informed Milenio TV.

He carried two guns, Mr Zermeño said. It used to be no longer obvious how the boy had obtained them.

The taking pictures came about at about 09: 00 native time (15: 00 GMT) on Friday in Torreón, some 800km (500 miles) from the capital, Mexico City.

The mayor said police were level-headed trying to in discovering his parents. Dozens of police and troopers contain surrounded the college.

The injured included five college students and a bodily education teacher. They are in stable prerequisites in neatly being facility.

Coahuila affirm Governor Miguel Angel Riquelme said the boy had asked to head to the bathroom first and major of the college day.

His teacher went to leer him after 15 minutes, and the boy then emerged firing his weapons, Mr Riquelme said.

“He used to be neatly behaved, but he informed a few of his classmates that ‘on the present time used to be the day’,” he said.

Mr Riquelme said the boy had veteran a T-shirt bearing the title of the receive sport Pure Replacement, partly a major-person shooter sport.

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