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Azusa Shooting California claims 1 person dead, 3 injured near Polling Station

AZUSA, California: One individual has died and more than one others had been shot in a residential neighborhood in Azusa, California. The incident happened near a polling place.Los Angeles County fire inspector Gustavo Medina stated one person died after being taken to a hospital.

The Azusa police department stated on twitter that officers found more than one shooting sufferers once they arrived at the scene around 2 P.M. PT. The officials also were shot at and returned hearth, the department tweeted.

It was unclear whether the shootings had been related to Tuesday's elections. Two nearby polling station have been "impacted," official stated.

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The situations of the survivors and the nature of their injuries have been now not straight away recognized. No officials have been the various injured, Hunt confirmed.

The Azusa shooting location was near Memorial Park, Mountain View Elementary School and Slauson Center School. Each campuses had been located on lockdown. Nobody at the faculties became harm, according to the Azusa Unified School District.

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Two voters who have been inside the memorial Park North Recreation Center when the shooting incident happened spoke to news channel on the circumstance of anonymity. The shoots were no longer fired inside the polling station, witnesses said.

One voter says he became internal while he heard a gaggle of shots ring out and people from outside starting to run in before officers locked the doors. He advised information channel a "big shooting is occurring and the police have advised us to live indoors. We're presently on lock down."

Officers were no longer allowing anyone to leave the building but people were still being allowed to vote even as they waited, the woman stated.

"Voters should avoid the area and, if necessary, cast a ballot at an alternate polling location," LA County Registrar Dean Logan tweeted.