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At least seven injured by a shooting at an institute near Los Angeles

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (EUROPE PRESS) –

At least seven people have been injured by a shooting on Thursday at an institute in the Californian town of Santa Clarita, near Los Angeles, according to a preliminary assessment of the authorities, who are looking for a man as the alleged author of the shooting.

The shooting began early in the morning. “Shooting at the Saugus Institute. Please avoid the area,” the County Police have tweeted, urging the population to be alert while searching for “an Asian man dressed in black.”

At least seven injured by a shooting at an institute near Los Angeles
At least seven injured by a shooting at an institute near Los Angeles

Sources cited by 'Los Angeles Times' have said that it is a 15-year-old and, although the incident is still open, a police spokesman, Tim Murakami, has confirmed on Twitter that there are “several injured.” According to the NBC News, there are at least seven injured.

The authorities have ordered the closure of other educational centers in the area as a precautionary measure and have asked citizens to report any suspicious activity.

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