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One person was killed after shots were fired near two California polling stations

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UPDATE 7:49 p.m. EST

Authorities told the Los Angeles Times they were dealing with a heavily armed female suspect, but witnesses said the shooter was a man. 

UPDATE 7:03 p.m. EST

One person was killed and three others were injured in a shooting near two polling locations in Azusa, California, on Tuesday. 

Los Angeles County Fire Inspector Gustavo Medina told CNN the victim died after being taken to a nearby hospital. 


At least two other victims were airlifted to the hospital and a fourth was being treated. 

Officer Jerry Willison  said someone fired at officers on the scene, but none were injured. 

Willison said no arrests have been made at this time. 

Original story below

A polling station in Azusa, California, was placed on lockdown after a shooting happened nearby, according to CNN


The incident was reported at approximately 2:05 p.m. 


The shooter opened fire, injuring at least four people and pinning down officers as they arrived on the scene, according an NBC affiliate in Los Angeles.

Azusa is located approximately 30 miles outside of Los Angeles.

CNN is reporting that the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department helicopter took at least two victims to the hospital. 

One voter at the polling station told CNN he was inside when he began hearing shots ring out. He told CNN a "massive shooting is happening and the police have told us to stay indoors. We are currently on lockdown."

A representative of the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder's office tweeted encouraging voters to find alternative polling places. 

A female voter told CNN that about 30 people are still inside the polling station, including a group of children. 

In addition, CNN reports about 15-20 children were evacuated from a recreation center where the voting station was located. 

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