Police have responded to the scene of a hostage situation at the nation’s largest home for veterans, and say that shots have been fired. At 10:20am on Friday, a call came in to the Napa County Sheriff of an active shooter at the Veterans Home of California in Yountville, near San Francisco.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) March 9, 2018
#Yountville Napa scanner says he is armed with M4 rifle
— BevMarie (@evenbev) March 9, 2018
According to the Napa Valley Register:
“A man, dressed in black and wearing body armor, was reportedly armed with an automatic weapon. Three people were initially reported taken hostage, but by 11:40 a.m. the number was reported as two.”
— ABC News (@ABC) March 9, 2018
As of now, no casualty count has been released to the press.
— Howard Yune (@HowardInNapa) March 9, 2018
Police have surrounded the building and are attempting to negotiate with the suspect.
— Wayne Freedman (@WayneFreedman) March 9, 2018