Top 3 Headlines on WHSV.com October 21

These are the most viewed headlines on WHSV.com for October 21. Stories with available video will have a link in the headline.

Nevada School Shooting Gunman was a Student

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) -- Police say it was a student who opened fire at a Nevada middle school today, killing a staff member who was trying to protect other children.

The suspected gunman also is dead, but authorities say no shots were fired by law enforcement, though more than 150 officers responded.

The shooting erupted outside Sparks Middle School shortly before classes began this morning.

Two other students were critically injured in the incident. They were both taken to a nearby hospital, where one is out of surgery.

Police say the other as doing well. Students from the middle school and next door elementary school were evacuated to the nearby high school, and classes were canceled.

At the evacuation center, parents walked with their arms around their children, some of whom were in tears.

The city of Sparks lies just east of Reno.

Staunton Walmart Reopens After Evacuation

STAUNTON, Va. (WHSV)--- UPDATE: (8:30 a.m.) The store has been cleared. Employees are returning to work.

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(8:00 a.m.) The Walmart on Richmond Avenue has been evacuated because of a carbon monoxide leak, according to Staunton Police. It's closed until further notice.

Store management first called in the leak at about 7 a.m. on Monday.

Crews are in the store trying to find the source of the leak. The store was also evacuated on Saturday afternoon for a gas leak.

 

 

Gas Station Robbed In Harrisonburg

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) -- On Sunday, Harrisonburg Police received a call about a robbery at the Liberty Gas Station at 953 South High St.

The suspect ran off with the money he got from the store.

Police were eventually able to find a suspect matching the description of the robbery suspect in the 1100 block of South High Street.

Police arrested Roland Edward Arellano from Florida.

He is charged with grand larceny.

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