An active shooter has been reported after a high school came under attack Thursday morning in Santa Clarita, California. The incident occurred at Saugus High on 21900 Centurion Way, and so far, reports indicate that at least seven people have been taken to area hospitals Some in critical condition.
At around 7:30am, police received a call of shots fired from inside the school. According to KTLA reports:
The Los Angeles County Fire Department earlier reported there were six to seven victims, telling KTLA it was unclear if they had all be shot.
WHAT WE KNOW
Santa Clarita: Saugus High School Shooting
– At least six people are injured (AP reports)
– Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's department locked down all schools in the area pic.twitter.com/uAMn8YbEpu
— VOA DEEWA (@voadeewa) November 14, 2019
At least three of the victims were treated on the campus, Sky5 video showed. Paramedics could be seen performing CPR on one of the victims.
— CBS News (@CBSNews) November 14, 2019
All campuses in the William S. Hart Union High School District have been placed on lockdown amid the search for the gunman.
— Tina Patel (@tina_patel) November 14, 2019
A report from ABC 7 states that:
One of the victims was struck in the stomach.
In a tweet, Henry Mayo Hospital said it had received two patients in critical condition and three other victims were being transported to the medical center.
If you live in neighborhood s anywhere near Saugus High, PLEASE LOCK DOORS and stay inside. If you see suspect, male dark clothing, in backyards, etc. CALL 911
— SCV Sheriff (@SCVSHERIFF) November 14, 2019
The report continues:
The gunman remained at large and a manhunt was underway. A detailed description of the male shooter was not available, sheriff’s officials said, adding that he was last seen wearing black clothing.
WATCH #LIVE: Multiple people have been have been shot at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, prompting schools in the area to be placed on lockdown and a massive response from sheriff's deputies and paramedics. https://t.co/fEfbR7yJuh
— ABC7 Eyewitness News (@ABC7) November 14, 2019
Sheriff Alex Villanueva told ABC7 that the suspect was a student at Saugus High School.
UPDATE as of 9:29 Pacific Time:
The suspect has been apprehended and his no longer a threat.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) November 14, 2019