San Diego police officials have responded to reports of an active shooter in downtown San Diego, near that “Rock ‘n’ Roll San Diego Marathon” is underway. Four people and 1 police officer were reportedly shot before the shooter was taken into custody.
#BREAKING: ACTIVE SHOOTER near Rock N Roll Marathon, SDPD confirms
Stay tuned for details
— KUSI News (@KUSINews) June 3, 2018
Preliminary reports are that the shooter was on a rooftop overlooking the finish line at City Parkade on C street, according to NBC San Diego.
According to initial reports, an armed person – who is supposedly female – was firing from a rooftop. At least four people were reportedly shot, although their current conditions is unknown. The suspect is said to be in custody, and one police officer reportedly accidentally shot himself in the confusion.
Minutes later, police told City News Service in San Diego that the situation “had been contained.”
In a surprising twist, according to scanner traffic, the suspect is a female.
BREAKING NEWS: San Diego police respond to “active shooter” call during Rock N Roll marathon. Race has been stopped according to my friend who is 200 yards from finish line. via @kkelly16 pic.twitter.com/ncVh0k0dko
— Trad American Angel™ (@RightWingAngel) June 3, 2018