Jay C. Hong / AP
Four people, including a child, were killed in a shooting at an office building in Orange, California, on Wednesday, local police said. Two other people were injured in the accident, including the suspect.
Officers responded to reports of gunfire in the 200th District of West Lincoln Street in the city around 5:30 p.m., the Orange Police Department said. The police arrived while the shooting was taking place and an “officer involved in the shooting” followed.
Lieutenant Jin Amat at the Orange Police Department said during a press conference that the officers had found many victims at the scene. One of the victims was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
Amat said that the suspect was arrested in the shooting and was also taken to the local hospital in critical condition.
Amat provided few other details about the casualties, shooter, or motive.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom tweeted Condolences After early reports of the shooting. He said, “Our hearts go out to the families affected by this terrible tragedy tonight.”
Orange is a city located south of Los Angeles with a population of approximately 140,000.
Wednesday’s shooting marked the third multi-casualty shooting in nearly weeks.
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