Four killed in shooting in Southern California, police say

Police reported

The situation has been stabilized and there is no threat to the public, the police department said.

KNBC-TV reported the shooting erupted at a business complex in Orange, a city about 30 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

Shots were being fired as officers arrived at a two-story office building on Lincoln Avenue in Orange, south of Los Angeles, at about 5:30 pm (local time), Lt Jennifer Amat said.

The attack took place on Wednesday evening in the city of Orange as the shooter, whose motivations are so far unknown, was shot by an officer and taken to hospital, police said, adding that the suspect's condition was not known. Police provided no details on the victims other than to say one was a child and a woman was critically wounded.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom tweeted his condolences following early reports of the shooting.

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Congresswoman Katie Porter said on Twitter that she was "deeply saddened" by reports of the mass shooting. An officer involved shooting occurred, ' said the post, which was filed shortly after 7pm.

Signs outside indicated a handful of businesses were located there, including an insurance agent and a counselling service.

Charlie Espinoza also was outside the building and told The Orange County Register that he couldn't reach his fiancé, who works for a medical billing company. There was silence, then he heard numerous shots, followed by sirens and then more shots.

Eight people were shot to death by a gunman who went on a rampage at three day spas in the Atlanta area on March 16.

The killings were the latest mass shooting in the United States in the last two weeks.

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