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Reports of active shooter at Walmart in Pico Rivera were hoax

Walmart in Pico Rivera being evacuated

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Update on Walmart Incident:

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call of a possible active shooter at the Pico Rivera Walmart. Responding deputies did a sweep of the store and checked for suspects or immediate danger. It was determined that there was no shooter on the premises and no suspects were taken into custody at the scene. The store has been cleared, and there is no imminent threat to residents. This incident has been ruled a hoax and is currently under investigation.

If you have any information on this incident, please call the Pico Rivera Sheriff’s Station at 562.949.2421.

As a reminder, if you see something, say something, call 9-1-1 immediately.

Active shooter situation’ at Walmart in Pico Rivera, California. LASD and air ship is on scene.

Avoid the area of Washington Blvd between Paramount and Rosemead Blvd due to police activity.

Per tweets the Walmart in Pico Rivera is being evacuated due to shooting.

Officers and detectives are currently on scene conducting an investigation.

As at the time of this report, there has been neither confirmation nor identification of any victims.

No suspects have been identified, and there has been no information immediately released regarding any arrests.

Police ask public to please stay out of the area.

This is a developing story that will be updated when more information is available.


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