An Assistant Principal at a Placentia, California middle school on Monday took his own life while on campus.
Moises Plascencia, the Vice Principal of Kraemer Middle School reportedly went into a bathroom on campus and shot himself.
Students were evacuated Monday and expected to return to campus on Tuesday.
The OC Register reported:
An assistant principal apparently took his own life Monday morning in a private area at Kraemer Middle School in Placentia, according to campus officials.
School operations were suspended after the apparent suicide of Assistant Principal Moises Plascencia in a private staff area, according to a statement from Principal Michael Young.
Plascencia’s death was not witnessed by any students or fellow staff members, campus officials said.
“Words will never be able to express our true sorrow regarding this loss,” Young wrote. “While we may never make sense of nor understand why this occurred, please know how deeply Mr. Plascencia cared for your students, their education, and all of Kraemer Middle School.
Officials said mental health officials from the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District will be on campus to support students, staff and families.
Police have not released any other details, please check back for updates.
H/T Breaking 911