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Two people killed in a shootout in Southern California, SWAT team takes charge

Police Say There Are Multiple Victims At The Scene But Nothing About The Number Or Their Conditions. Video Showed People Running From An Unmarked Building Shouting About A Shooting Inside.

PTI | Updated on: 30 Dec 2017, 07:14:17 AM
Two people killed in a shootout in Southern California, SWAT team takes charge (File Photo)

Long Beach (US):

Two people including a gunman were killed on Saturday in a shootout at a law office in Southern California. A murder investigation was underway at the scene, Long Beach police said.

The wounded person was taken to a hospital, said Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, who described the person's condition as stable.

Long Beach police say the incident is over now but didn't elaborate. They received reports of a shooter around 2:25 pm (local time) on Saturday.

"This was a workplace violence incident," Long Beach police tweeted. 

Video showed people running from an unmarked building shouting about a shooting inside.

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The office is about 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles in Long Beach, a city of about 460,000 people on the southern tip of LA County. The two-story building is home to several law offices, but police did not specify what kind of business it is. 

The shooting brought a massive response from police, including members of a SWAT team, who filled the surrounding blocks after the shooting.

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First Published : 30 Dec 2017, 06:25:11 AM

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