Saturday, 20 October, 2018

Two dead in California office shooting

Several shot in Long Beach, police say Multiple people are shot at a Long Beach business after reports of an 'active shooter'
Jay Anderson | 30 December, 2017, 03:36

The person responsible for shooting a number of people inside a Long Beach business on Friday afternoon is dead.

It was unclear what led to the shooting, but authorities said the suspect was no longer a threat. While they have found multiple casualties, the police said that they longer considered it to be an active shooting scene.

"This was a workplace violence incident", Long Beach police tweeted.

The incident occurred about 2:30 p.m.in the Bixby Knolls area.




No further details were immediately available.

People were seen evacuating and running from the unmarked building that houses law offices. Police also went to a satellite office of the same law firm at 3925 Atlantic Ave.

Police officers, including SWAT team members have reached the scene in Long Beach, 32 km south of downtown Los Angeles.

The two-story building is home to several law offices, but police did not specify what kind of business it is.

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