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Police: Middle school shooter got gun from home

A Sparks Middle School student cries and is comforted after being released from Agnes Risley Elementary School, where some students were evacuated to after a shooting at SMS in Sparks, Nev. on Monday, October 21, 2013 in Sparks, Nev. A middle school student opened fire on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two boys and killing a staff member who was trying to protect other children, Sparks police said Monday. The lone suspected gunman was also dead, though it's unclear whether the student committed suicide. (AP Photo/Kevin Clifford)
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Police: Middle school shooter got gun from home

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SPARKS, Nev. — Authorities say the student who opened fire on a Nevada middle school campus, wounding two students and killing a teacher, got the weapon from his home.

Washoe County School District Police said Tuesday they are still working to trace where the gun was bought.

Police said a Sparks Middle School student was the lone shooter and killed himself.

Police say 45-year-old math teacher and former Marine Michael Landsberry tried to stop the rampage before he was fatally shot.

The two boys who were shot are stable and recovering.

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