Gunfire erupted inside a California high school Thursday morning, leaving at least seven people injured, two of them critically.
The shooting was reported at 7.45 am Pacific Time at Saugus High School on Centurion Way in Santa Clarita.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department said at least six victims were transported from the scene with gunshot wounds.
People are lead out of Saugus High School after reports of a shooting on Thursday
Paramedics are seen administering aid to one of the shooting victims on the school campus
The Signal reported that one student was shot in the torso and treated by a teacher in a classroom.
A spokesperson at Henry Mayo Hospital confirmed that two victims are in critical condition and three others are en route.
Television images showed sheriff’s deputies swarming the school and several people being moved on gurneys.
Lines of students were escorted away from the school by armed deputies.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office sent out a tweet saying officers were searching to a male Asian suspect in dark clothing.
A mother of a student at the school told KTLA her daughter called her earlier, saying that a girl burst into their classroom after being shot and other students jumped into actions, trying to stop the bleeding.
A student named Riley told KTLA5 that she was standing with friends by the library on campus when she heard four to five gunshots and started running.