California police were hunting for the suspected shooter who reportedly opened fire at Saugus High School on Thursday, injuring at least six people — two of whom were in critical condition, officials said.
Investigators said they would be locking down all schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District as they searched for the suspected gunman.
Henry Mayo Hospital tweeted Thursday: ‘We have received 2 patients in critical condition, 3 en route. We will provide updates as they become available.”
t was not immediately clear if the shooting occurred inside the school building, on school grounds or near the school. It also wasn’t clear what time the shooting happened, but a lieutenant with the fire department told Fox News school began at 6:55 a.m.
“Deputies on scene and still responding,” the department tweeted. “Avoid the area Further information to follow.”
Saugus High School is located 40 miles northwest of Los Angeles.