2 Killed In Workplace Shooting In Southern California

Authorities also emphasised that the incident in the Bixby Knolls neighborhood was not an active shooting, despite initial reports.

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2 Killed In Workplace Shooting In Southern California

An investigation into the shooting in Long Beach, Southern California is underway. (Representational)


Highlights

  1. Long Beach shooting incident appears to be a case of workplace violence
  2. Suspect also believed to be dead
  3. Homicide investigation is currently underway
Two people, including the shooter, have died in Southern California in what appears to be a case of workplace violence, Long Beach police said, according to a report by the Associated Press. The incident, reported at around 2:25 PM (local time), is now over.

Authorities also emphasised that the incident in the Bixby Knolls neighborhood was not an active shooting, despite initial reports. "Earlier active shooting incident in LB is now a murder investigation. Suspect is also believed to be deceased at the scene," the Long Beach police department tweeted. The wounded person has been taken to the hospital and is in stable condition, Long Beach Mayor Robert Gracia said in a tweet.
 
A video shows people running from an unmarked two-storey building which houses several law firms, the report said.

Police officers, including SWAT team members have reached the scene in Long Beach, 32 km south of downtown Los Angeles. A homicide investigation is currently ongoing.

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