Gunfire erupts at Santa Monica college, injuries reported, one person confirmed dead

Police officers gather during a search at Santa Monica College following a shooting on campus in Santa Monica, California June 7, 2013. Credit: Reuters
Police officers gather during a search at Santa Monica College following a shooting on campus in Santa Monica, California June 7, 2013. Credit: Reuters

Gunshots were fired at Santa Monica College west of Los Angeles on Friday, leaving an unspecified number of people injured, and a suspect was taken into custody, police said.

Santa Monica police spokesman Richard Lewis said no further information was immediately available on the shooting.

But a spokeswoman for the California Highway Patrol told Los Angeles television station KCBS that the CHP had received a report of a man armed with several guns shooting into traffic and at a bus.

 


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