2 investigations Multiple investigations are underway after a school safety officer shot a woman near Milicon High School in Long Beach, California in September.
The incident occurred at about 1 a.m. when the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) School Safety Officer was patrolling the campus to ensure safe passage for students leaving Milicon High School. The altercation took place near Spring Street and Palo Verde Avenue, and school security officials approached a group of people to investigate.
During the investigation, the school security officer dropped his firearm and a woman was shot, according to an official statement released by LBUSD on Monday night.
According to a video posted online, a school safety officer approached a car parked on a shopping plaza driveway. As the officer approached the passenger side of the vehicle, the driver immediately moved away and the officer pulled out his gun and fired two shots at the vehicle.
Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) officials arrived at the scene and confirmed that LBSD security officers were involved in the shooting and hit a female adult in the upper body.
The LBPD said the school safety officer was driving when he noticed a physical altercation between an 18-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl on the street. According to preliminary investigations by The Epoch Times, two young men were also involved in the attack and tried to flee the scene with the 18-year-old suspect.
The female adult sitting next to the passenger was rushed to a local hospital.
“The Long Beach Fire Department responded to the scene and took the female adult to a local hospital where her condition is critical. At this time, no additional injuries were reported, “the LBPD said in a statement.
Additional resources will be deployed in the vicinity of Milicon High School to ensure the safety of students, the department said.
The LBSD reported that no students were injured and that Milicon High School would have additional staff to assist students.
The LBPD said “no staff from the Long Beach Police Department was involved at the time of the incident.”
The LBPD claimed that the investigation is still ongoing and that the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office will also conduct an independent investigation into the incident.
This News Originally From – The Epoch Times