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Last: the Chief: there is No evidence of shots hospital after arrest

DOWNEY, California. – The Last on a lockdown at a Los Angeles-area hospital (all times are local):

2:10 pm

Police say a man who, as a result of a disturbance in a Southern California hospital was taken into custody and a gun was recovered. But the police add there is no evidence that he fired a photos.

Downey police chief Carl Charles said Tuesday that no one was injured in the incident at Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center near Los Angeles.

Charles says that the defendant, by means of throwing a chair through a window of office for pulling a gun. The chief says the man was unarmed when he surrendered without incident just outside the building. A gun was later found.

He is described as a 34-year-old resident of the nearby Lynwood. There are unconfirmed reports that he is a patient in the hospital.

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1:20 pm

A witness says she saw an angry man throw tables through an interior window in a hospital office for a security guard shouted that the man had a gun and the medical centre was closed.

The authorities say that a suspect is in custody, and there are injuries after the incident on Tuesday at Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center near Los Angeles.

Amber Boughner tells KABC-TV the man demanded to leave the office and kicked the walls prior to the swinging of the tables. She says that they do not see a gun or gunshots heard. Boughner says she and others walked to another part of the building and locked themselves in a break room.

It is unclear if there was a shooting. Deputies and police officers are looking for the building.

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12:55 pm

The authorities say that there are no injuries following reports of a possible active shooter at a Los Angeles-area hospital.

Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials say a suspect is in custody and the deputies and police officers are looking for Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center on Tuesday.

A part of a building on the sprawling hospital is evacuated, and the rest is under lockdown.

It is unclear whether there is actually a shooting.

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12:45 pm

An employee of a Los Angeles-area hospital says that he heard there was someone with a weapon for the facility was locked.

Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials say a suspect is in custody and the deputies and officials of the police are methodically searching for Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center.

Officials initially said there was a report of a possible active shooter. It is unclear whether there is actually a shooting.

Employee Edwin Olvera tells The Associated Press that he heard someone would have robbed outside of his office. He says that the building is locked and he is “never afraid.”

TV news helicopters please let people quietly leaving the hospital, and a heavy police response.

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12:25 pm

The authorities say that a suspect has been arrested after reports of a possible active shooter in a hospital near Los Angeles.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says Tuesday that it is unclear whether there are any victims or suspects at Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center.

The department says deputies and Downey police are searching the building room by room.

TV helicopters are in which people wander from the facility and lots of police vehicles around.

Downey is a city of about 110,000 people southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

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