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A Sparks Middle School student cries and is (Credit: AP)

A Sparks Middle School student cries and is comforted after being released from Agnes Risley Elementary School, where some students were evacuated after a shooting at the middle school in Sparks, Nev. (Oct. 21, 2013)

Cops: Nevada school shooting leaves two dead

A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two boys and killing a teacher who was trying to protect other children, Sparks police said.

Police tape secures the scene after a shooting
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Police tape secures the scene after a shooting at Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev. A staff member was killed and two students were injured after a student opened fire at the Nevada middle school, authorities said. The suspected gunman was also killed, police said. (Oct. 21, 2013)

A tearful Michelle Hernandez, left, is led away
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A tearful Michelle Hernandez, left, is led away from Agnes Risley Elementary School following a shooting at Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev. (Oct. 21, 2013)

A Sparks Middle School student, back to camera,
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A Sparks Middle School student, back to camera, cries with family members after being released from Agnes Risley Elementary School in Sparks, Nev., after a shooting at Sparks Middle School. (Oct. 21, 2013)

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A parent escorts his children from Agnes Risley
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A parent escorts his children from Agnes Risley Elementary School after a shooting at nearby Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev. A staff member was killed and two students were injured after a student opened fire at the Nevada middle school, authorities said. The suspected gunman was also killed, police said. (Oct. 21, 2013)

Parents escort a child from Agnes Risley Elementary
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Parents escort a child from Agnes Risley Elementary School after a shooting took place at nearby Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev. (Oct. 21, 2013)

A police officer walks to his vehicle after
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A police officer walks to his vehicle after the shooting incident at Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev. (Oct. 21, 2013)

A police officer stops traffic near Agnes Risley
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A police officer stops traffic near Agnes Risley Elementary School following a shooting at nearby Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev. (Oct. 21, 2013)

A police officer stops traffic near Agnes Risley
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A police officer stops traffic near Agnes Risley Elementary School after a shooting at nearby Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev. (Oct. 21, 2013)

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A parent escorts his child from Agnes Risley
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A parent escorts his child from Agnes Risley Elementary School after the shooting at nearby Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev. (Oct. 21, 2013)

A Sparks Middle School student cries and is
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A Sparks Middle School student cries and is comforted after being released from Agnes Risley Elementary School, where some students were evacuated after a shooting at the middle school in Sparks, Nev. (Oct. 21, 2013)

Parents pick up their children at Sparks High
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Parents pick up their children at Sparks High School, were students where taken after a shooting that left two dead at Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev. (Oct. 21, 2013)

A unidentified woman holds her son after picking
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A unidentified woman holds her son after picking him up at Sparks High School, were some students where taken after a shooting that left two dead at Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev. (Oct. 21, 2013)

A unidentified parent holds his son at Sparks
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A unidentified parent holds his son at Sparks High School, where some students were taken after a shooting that left two dead at Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev. (Oct. 21, 2013)

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SWAT team members secure the scene near Sparks
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SWAT team members secure the scene near Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev., after a shooting took place there. (Oct. 21, 2013)

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