Shooting Reported Outside of Target in Norwalk

A shooting was reported outside a Target in Norwalk on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016.

A shooting was reported outside of a Target store in Norwalk Friday morning. 

Authorities received a call around 9:10 a.m. that a man had a gun, according to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department.

One person was shot in a parking lot outside of the Target located at 10600 Firestone Boulevard in Norwalk, said Deputy Sgt. Arnold of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department’s Norwalk Station. No deputies were injured.

A preliminary investigation indicated that the person may have suffered from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, said Deputy Grace Medrano of the Los Angeles Police Department. 

One person has been taken to the hospital after a shooting at a Target store in Norwalk. John Cádiz Klemack reports for the NBC4 News on Friday, Oct. 7, 2016. (Published Friday, Oct. 7, 2016)

The person was transported to a hospital. Deputies said they did not know the extent of that person’s injuries.

A Target employee who works at the location said deputies told them to stay inside, and added they did not know what was going on outside.

What led up to the shooting was not immediately clear. Police said they did not know what the person was wanted for.

Published at 10:39 AM PDT on Oct 7, 2016 | Updated at 1:44 PM PDT on Oct 7, 2016

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