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Bomb squad in Idaho Falls neighborhood in connection to school shooting

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IDAHO FALLS – The Idaho Falls Regional Bomb Squad is investigating an Idaho Falls home in connection to the Thursday morning shooting at Rigby Middle School.

Idaho Falls Police Department spokeswoman Jessica Clements confirmed the investigation is occurring in the vicinity of the Shamrock Park Subdivision. Clements could not comment on exactly what investigators are looking for in the area.

This afternoon, Jefferson County Sheriff Steve Anderson said at a news conference that the suspected shooter, a sixth-grader at Rigby Middle School, lives in Idaho Falls.

Authorities say the shooter allegedly brought a handgun to school where she shot two students and a custodian.

A teacher at Rigby Middle School managed to disarm the student and held her until law enforcement arrived, according to Anderson.

All three victims of the shooting sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

EastIdahoNews.com will provide updates when they become available.

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