STEFANIE DAZIO and JOHN ANTCZAK
SANTA CLARITA (AP) — Investigators worked to figure out why a boy known as a “regular kid” opened fire outside a Southern California high school on his 16th birthday, killing two students and wounding more before turning the gun on himself.
Investigators so far offered no motive for Thursday’s shooting at Saugus High School in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Clarita.
The teenager was described as a quiet and smart kid who was a Boy Scout and had previously run track for his school.
Gunfire began around 7:30 a.m. and authorities estimated that the suspect took just 16 seconds to pull out the weapon, shoot five classmates and then himself.
At the time, students were standing around and greeting each other in the large central ou