Four people were transported to an area hospital following an officer-involved shooting on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, 2016, in Azusa, California. Police said they had to respond to W. 4th St. and N. Orange Avenue, in the afternoon.
Officers “were met with gunfire at the scene” and that they found themselves “pinned down” by gunfire, Azusa police Officer Jerry Willison said. Authorities worked to extract the pinned-down officers, Wilison said.
Multiple ambulances could be seen at the scene. A triage area was set up to treat patients at the scene.
Four people were transported to hospitals following the shooting.
The shooting occurred near Slauson Middle School, which was placed on lockdown.
LA County Registrar Dean Logan said two polling places — Memorial Park and Dalton Elementary School — were impacted by the shooting and that voters should seek out alternative polling places.