Dominic Blackwell identified as Saugus High School shooting victim

The second teen who was killed in the Saugus High School shooting on Thursday was identified by Los Angeles County authorities as 14-year-old Dominic Blackwell.

The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner confirmed Blackwell and 15-year-old Gracie Anne Muehlberger were the two victims slain Thursday morning at the Santa Clarita high school by alleged shooter Nathaniel Berhow.

Dominic was remembered by a friend as a football player who played on a local youth team, ABC Los Angeles reported.

Surveillance footage captured the suspect, who also attended the school, walking onto the campus’ quad, pulling a .45-caliber semi-automatic pistol from his backpack and shooting five fellow students before turning the gun on himself, police officials said.

A 15-year-old girl who was shot in the hip and a 14-year-old girl shot in her shoulder and lower abdomen remained hospitalized, but were both expected to make a full recovery.

CBS News in Los Angeles reported Friday night that the shooter has died of his self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. His motive remains unclear.

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