California polling site on lockdown after shooting: reports

Three people were transported to a hospital with gunshot wounds and one was dead on arrival

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Los Angeles, Nov 9: A polling station in California has been placed on lockdown following a nearby shooting that left one person dead and three wounded, authorities and news reports said.

The shooting took place in early afternoon on Tuesday in the city of Azusa, 25 miles (40 kilometers) east of Los Angeles, Vanessa Lozano, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department told AFP.

California polling site on lockdown

She said three people were transported to a hospital with gunshot wounds and one was dead on arrival.

Details about the incident, which happened in a residential neighborhood, were sketchy. A polling station in the area was placed on lockdown as was a school, according to local news reports.

PTI

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