'Critical situation': Multiple people injured in California shooting




Multiple people were injured in a California shooting that possibly involved a police officer on Tuesday, news outlets are reporting.

The shooting occurred around 2 p.m. local time in a residential neighborhood in Azusa, 24 miles east of Los Angeles. Few other details are known about the shooting.

Police are dealing with a suspect who is heavily armed, according to The Los Angeles Times.

"This is a very volatile and critical situation," Officer Jerry Willison of the Azusa Police Department told the Los Angeles Times.

Dean Logan of the Los Angeles County registrar office described the incident as an "active shooter" situation and urged people to avoid two nearby locations.


Nearby Slauson Middle School and Mountain View Elementary School were placed on lockdown, according to Fox11.