Saugus High School shooter dies in hospital

Heavily armed Law Enforcement Personnel stage in front of Saugus High School after a student opened fire on campus killing at least two of his fellow students. November 14, 2019. Bobby Block / The Signal.

The 16-year-old Saugus High School student who shot five classmates and then himself has died in the hospital.

Nathaniel Tennosuke Berhow, a junior at the school who was being treated at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital for a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, died as a result of those injuries Friday, Sgt. Jennier Roth of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department wrote in a news release.

His mother was present at the time of his passing.

Berhow shot and killed two Saugus High School students and wounded three others shortly after 7:30 a.m. Thursday in the school’s open quad area.

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