SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A suspect has been apprehended after a deadly active shooting situation at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita prompted the temporary lockdown of two entire school districts on Thursday morning, authorities said.
The incident began around 7:30 a.m. when deputies responded to a report of shots fired on the campus, located at 21900 Centurion Way, the Santa Clarita Sheriff's Station said in a series of tweets.
Three people, a female and two males, were transported to Henry Mayo Hospital in critical condition. A fourth patient was hospitalized in good condition.
The female patient was later pronounced dead, according to the hospital. She has not been identified, nor have officials said whether she was a student or staff member at the school.
By 9:40 a.m., the male suspect was in custody and transported to a local hospital for treatment, Sheriff Alex Villanueva confirmed.
Earlier, the sheriff told KTLA that the department had identified the suspect, saying he appeared to be a student. He did not release the student's name.