Police responded to reports of a shooting at Manzanita Elementary School, seven miles away from Highland High School in Palmdale, California. The Los Angeles County fire department dispatched paramedics to Highland High School and police deputies were sent to both schools. One person is reportedly in custody after the shooting at Highland, however, the incident at Manzanita Elementary was another situation entirely.
Update: 11:35 a.m. EST:
The LASD said that deputies have searched the Manzanita campus and that the school is clear. Furthermore, they say there is no evidence of crime. At the time of this writing, the investigation is still ongoing.
The sheriff’s department confirmed deputies were responding to Manzanita Elementary School in Covina after multiple reports of shots heard. 7 miles away, police responded to call of “active shooter” at Highland High School in Antelope Valley, California. One man with a rifle was arrested.