According to police, “multiple victims” were shot Wednesday in Orange, California, killing at least four people, including a boy.
According to the Orange Police Department, cops arrived at 202 W. Lincoln Ave. about 5:30 p.m. local time when bullets were being fired and found “multiple casualties at the scene, including fatalities.”
The shooting involved an officer, but police said in a statement Wednesday night that “the situation has been stabilized and there is no danger to the public.
“According to Lt. Jen Amat of the Orange Police Department, the suspect and a female witness were taken to the hospital in critical condition.
The connection between the gunman and the victims is also being investigated, according to police.
“I’m incredibly disturbed by news of a mass shooting in Orange County, and I’ll continue to pray for the victims and their families as we hear more. My staff and I will continue to keep a close watch on the situation “Rep. Katie Porter, D-California, sent out a tweet late Wednesday.
The victims’ ages and identities have not been revealed.
“It’s frightening and heartbreaking at the same time. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families who have been devastated by this horrific disaster tonight “Gavin Newsom, the governor of California, sent out a tweet late Wednesday night.
Police said the next briefing will be Thursday at 10 a.m. local time.