The LA County Sheriffs Department has reported that they are currently dealing with an ‘active shooter’ incident at Saugus High School.
In a tweet, a spokesperson for the Department said:
“Shooting at Saugus High School , Please avoid the area.
“Male Asian suspect black clothing last seen at the location.
“Deputies on scene and still responding.
“Avoid the area Further information to follow”.
It is not known at this time how many people may have been injured during the incident.
The Sheriff’s Department also confirmed that Highlands Elementary & Rosedale Elementary Schools are also currently on lockdown suggesting that the shooting is still on the run.
Latest reports suggest that at least six people have been shot.
Authorities have been urging worried parents who have been rushing to the area to stay outside of the cordon which has been set up by officers as they search for the suspect.
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