Four people, including one child, were killed and a fifth wounded in a shooting at an office building in Orange Wednesday and the suspected shooter was taken into custody.
The surviving victim was taken to a hospital in unknown condition, according to Orange Police Department Lt. Jen Amat.
The suspect was shot by police and taken to a hospital, Amat said. The suspect’s condition was not known.
The shooting was reported at about 5:30 p.m. on the second floor of the office building at 202 W. Lincoln Ave., near Glassell Avenue, according to the Orange Police Department.
The shooting drew a heavy law enforcement presence with more than a dozen police cars and a SWAT vehicle at the building, including fire engines from multiple fire departments, The Orange County Register reported.
The shooting was the third since March 16 where at least four people were killed after it had been a year since a shooting of that scale, according to The Violence Project, a St. Paul, Minnesota-based research center known for its mass shooter database.
A gunman shot and killed eight people, six of them women of Asian descent, at three spas in the Atlanta area March 16. A man shot and killed 10 people at a grocery store in Boulder, Colorado on March 22.