Shooting at California’s Saugus High School Leaves Five Injured

Deputies are searching for a shooter who opened fire on Thursday morning at Saugus High School, about 40 miles north of Los Angeles.

Officials reported that five people were injured. Two were in critical condition at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia. Schools in the area were put on lockdown as deputies scoured the neighborhood. People who live in the area were advised to lock their doors and stay inside.

The shooting was reported around 7:30 a.m.

The Sheriff’s Department described the suspect as an Asian male in dark clothing. Sheriff Alex Villanueva told KTLA that a suspect has been identified, and is believed to be a student at the school. He did not identify the suspect.

Parents were being reunited with their children at Central Park, on Bouquet Canyon Road.

More to come.

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