RED BLUFF, Calif. — Update as of 7:15p.m.: According to the Red Bluff Police Department, officers were requested at 3:30 pm to assist the Tehama County Sheriff's Office on a call of an active shooter at the Walmart Distribution Center on Hwy 99.
When law enforcement arrived, they say a male adult shot at officers multiple times. Officer returned fire, ultimately stopping the threat.
None of the officers on scene were injured. The condition of the suspect is unknown at this time.
The officers involved will be on paid administrative leave as part of standard protocol.
Tehama County DA's Bureau of Investigation is handling an investigation of the officers' actions.
Tehama County Sheriff's Department is the agency investigating the suspect's actions
Update as of 7:00 p.m.:
An employee for the Walmart Distribution Center in Red Bluff tells our reporter that he believes the shooter was a former employee who was laid off last Wednesday. The employee says the man lives in Shingletown where another shooting took place four hours before.
Update as of 6:30 p.m.:
KRCR has confirmed with St. Elizabeth Community Hospital that two people are dead and four are in fair condition after a shooting in Red Bluff. We will update the article if the numbers change.
An alleged shooting suspect was shot and transported to a local hospital just south of Red Bluff, CA according to Red Bluff City Manager Rick Crabtree.
“There was an active shooter, he was shot, last I heard he was on his way to the hospital,” said Red Bluff City Manager Rick Crabtree.
Crabtree confirmed that a car rammed into a Walmart distribution center, causing a fire.
Crabtree said he did not know if anyone else was injured at the scene.
“I’ve heard there are multiple ambulances on scene, I don’t know how many victims,” he said.
Police are going door to door in the building to clear it, Crabtree added.
KRCR has received multiple reports of a shooting at the Walmart distribution center in Red Bluff.
There are reports that people have been shot. We received calls from parents and spouses asking about their loved ones inside.
A Tehama County Lieutenant confirmed with KRCR that it all started at 3:32 p.m. As of 5:30, deputies were conducting a second sweep of the building.
We have two news crews headed to the scene right now. We will bring you new details as soon as they come in.
Stay with KRCR News Channel 7 for the very latest on this developing story.