Police responding to shooting at high school in Santa Clarita, California

Police responding to shooting at high school in Santa Clarita, California

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Police in California are responding to reports of a shooting at a high school in Santa Clarita.

The L.A. County Sheriffs’ department tweeted about the incident shortly before 11 a.m. ET.

They said it happened at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, approximately 40 miles north of Los Angeles.

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“Deputies on scene and still responding,” police wrote in the tweet. “Avoid the area. Further information to follow.”

The suspect is believed to still be at large.

Police said an Asian male wearing black clothing was “last seen at the location.”

According to CBS Los Angeles, at least one person has been struck by gunfire. Official information on the number of victims and injuries has not yet been provided.

Saugus High School and some surrounding schools are on lockdown, the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station said in a tweet.

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