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SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — The 16-year-old gunman who shot himself after killing two classmates and shooting three other students has died at a hospital, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said Friday evening.

The agency said the student, a junior at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, died just after 3:30 p.m. PT (6:30 ET).

Authorities had said the gunman on Thursday — his birthday — had used his last bullet to shoot himself in the head.

The shooter’s motive is still being investigated. 

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