Live updates: Shooting reported at Taft High School in Kern County, Calif.; Two shot; Twitter users name victims, shooter

Oh, no. Reports of a shooting at Taft High School in Kern County, Calif. are coming in. Students are being evacuated.

https://twitter.com/TheMatthewKeys/status/289424830313426945

The number of people shot is unclear; some reports say two, others say one.

https://twitter.com/danisinthenews/status/289424873036607488

The shooter is apparently in custody.

https://twitter.com/wsvn/status/289429248429682688

https://twitter.com/stevebruskCNN/status/289427485995724800

Prayers start to roll in.

https://twitter.com/ayewood24/status/289422652387520513

https://twitter.com/brooke_pitts/status/289432283612598273

https://twitter.com/TheLyricalNerd/status/289431975859740672

https://twitter.com/stay_lovely929/status/289440823349768192

https://twitter.com/poulinnerin/status/289441389220098048

Twitchy will monitor this awful situation and update with developments.

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Update:

CNN is confirming two people have been shot.

https://twitter.com/russian_market/status/289429875247415298

Local media is reporting that two are dead.

https://twitter.com/emmaroller/status/289432490639257600

That has not been confirmed. Other outlets are still saying two people have been shot, but have not confirmed deaths.

https://twitter.com/TheMatthewKeys/status/289430305306206208

Air ambulance on the scene.

https://twitter.com/Matt_Kroschel/status/289433536350527488

On-scene reports come in.

https://twitter.com/MacMartin_/status/289419948126793728

https://twitter.com/yOGabbaGabba0/status/289418129510133760

https://twitter.com/CayyBoo317/status/289435108316942336

Local media reporting a teacher was shot and taken away in ambulance.

https://twitter.com/KNXJay/status/289437184744886272

Condition of the shooting victims remains unconfirmed and unclear.

https://twitter.com/RonTerrell/status/289436871275200512

https://twitter.com/newsbreaker/status/289436810969501696

Update:

According to various reports, one victim, a student, was airlifted to a hospital:

https://twitter.com/RossMcleanSec/status/289442736304685056

https://twitter.com/SteveTVNews/status/289436475081256960

And the other declined treatment:

https://twitter.com/tbcbreakingnews/status/289437007409721345

https://twitter.com/RickMontanez/status/289443715339128832

The shooter is reportedly a Taft student.

Update:

The school’s uniformed deputy officer wasn’t there today:

https://twitter.com/THerwees/status/289444534587387904

Update:

Some tweeters say one of the shooting victims was Bowe Cleveland. This has not yet been confirmed.

https://twitter.com/DDBurleson/status/289454138968903680

https://twitter.com/VanessaAnnn_/status/289454720936992768

https://twitter.com/jmbyers/status/289433957391560705

https://twitter.com/TryForMiranda/status/289430278919827458

Cleveland’s Twitter page is here.

Update: Twitter users say the other shooting victim is “Mr. Heber.” This has not been confirmed by police or school officials. Heber reportedly was only grazed and may not be seriously hurt.

https://twitter.com/_transparent/status/289453214598852609

https://twitter.com/ocnarfleira/status/289449342157336577

https://twitter.com/MeghanAnnKing/status/289446757904023552

https://twitter.com/heoj/status/289435522827431936

Twitter users are saying the shooter is a student named Brian Oliver, but this has not been confirmed by police or by school officials.

https://twitter.com/eriiicaaa_03/status/289436854065963008

https://twitter.com/CaliBlueBlood/status/289456783804755968

https://twitter.com/JosesYacht/status/289444127207194624

Twitchy will continue to monitor the story and will post updates as needed.

Update:

Some Twitter users are posting this photo. Twitchy cannot confirm that this is the alleged shooter. Note the spelling of Oliver’s first name appears to be “Bryan” not “Brian” as we previously reported.

https://twitter.com/thatylerhoff/status/289488898571259905

Update, January 11th, 6:28 a.m. ET:

KGET is reporting that Bryan Oliver is the name of the suspected shooter.

USA Today is reporting that Bowe Cleveland was the student who was shot.

These reports are consistent with what Twitchy reported early yesterday afternoon.

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