Breaking: School Shooting in Southern California, Suspect in 'Black Clothing' Reported


Details are still emerging about a shooting Thursday at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California.

At least five people are believed to have been injured, police said.

“This is still a very active situation. Reports of approximately 5 victims being treated,” the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department tweeted.

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“Parents, deputies are on scene everywhere protecting your children.”

The sheriff’s station posted updates on its Twitter page.

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According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, a “Male Asian suspect” wearing “black clothing” was “last seen at the location.”

Neighboring schools were placed on lockdown soon after the reports of the active shooter emerged.

Henry Mayo Hospital said on Twitter that it had received two patients in critical condition and three more were “en route.”

This is a breaking story and may be updated as more details emerge. 

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Joe Setyon was a deputy managing editor for The Western Journal who had spent his entire professional career in editing and reporting. He previously worked in Washington, D.C., as an assistant editor/reporter for Reason magazine.
Joe Setyon was deputy managing editor for The Western Journal with several years of copy editing and reporting experience. He graduated with a degree in communication studies from Grove City College, where he served as managing editor of the student-run newspaper. Joe previously worked as an assistant editor/reporter for Reason magazine, a libertarian publication in Washington, D.C., where he covered politics and wrote about government waste and abuse.
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