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At least four people were killed, including a child, during a shooting Wednesday evening at an office complex in Orange, California, located in Orange County just south of Los Angeles.
The City of Orange Police Department said in a Facebook post that they were called to a scene at 202 W. Lincoln Ave around 5:30 p.m. local time. Shots were being fired as officers arrived and an “officer-involved shooting occurred.” They said there were “multiple victims at the scene including fatalities.”
Police said the situation was under control and that there is no current threat to the public.
Lt. Jennifer Amat told reporters that four people were pronounced dead at the scene. Two people, including the suspected shooter, were transported to the hospital with injuries.
“We haven’t had an incident like this in the city of Orange since 1997,” she said. “It’s just such a tragedy for the victims, their families, our community, and our police department.”
US Rep. Katie Porter responded to early reports of the shooting on Twitter.
“I’m deeply saddened by reports of a mass shooting in Orange County, and I’m continuing to keep victims and their loved ones in my thoughts as we continue to learn more,” she said.
State Senator Tom Umberg also responded in a tweet, saying, “Robin and I are devastated to hear about the shooting in Orange.”
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.