Downey Kaiser Hospital in Southern California was evacuated on Sept. 11 over reports of an active shooter.
No injuries or fatalities were reported, officials said, according to ABC News.
One suspect was detained, said police. Those in the medical facility were asked to shelter in place as officers search each room of the building for more possible suspects.
“Law enforcement is detaining 1 suspect. Numerous officers/deps are beginning to search/clear the building room by room, floor by floor. Unk if additional suspects or details of any victims. Please be patient and stay clear. For those in the #Kaiser building, shelter in place,” said the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department on Twitter.
Police also “have confirmed there are no injuries. Officers/deputies continue a systematic search for any possible additional suspects and evidence. Stay clear of area. Those inside #Kaiser, remain sheltered and wait for law enforcement instruction,” the sheriff’s office said.
@DowneyPolice have confirmed there are no injuries. Officers/deputies continue a systematic search for any possible additional suspects and evidence. Stay clear of area. Those inside #Kaiser, remain sheltered and wait for law enforcement instruction.
— LASD Norwalk Station (@NorwalkLASD) September 11, 2018
“Right around 12, police just started rushing inside … two active shooters inside and one’s stuck in the second floor,” said Ernie Martinez, an employee, NBC Los Angeles reported. He said that he didn’t hear any shots fired.
The incident comes on the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York City.
Downey is located in southeastern Los Angeles County.
Other details about the incident were not provided; check back for more updates.