VIDEO: 2 dead, 1 hurt in shooting at Long Beach law firm

This photo provided by Basileus Zeno shows police at the scene of an active shooting in Long Beach, Calif. Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. Police say there are multiple victims at the scene but nothing about the number or their conditions. (Basileus Zeno via AP)

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man walked into the Southern California law firm where he worked and shot two men Friday before turning the gun on himself, police said.

Police arrived to find the gunman and one victim dead and learned that the second victim had driven himself to a hospital, Long Beach police Sgt. Brad Johnson said at a news conference.

The injured man was in stable condition.

Police didn’t fire any shots, Johnson said. A SWAT team searched the rest of the building and no other victims were found.

Police officers gather in front of law offices where a deadly shooting took place in Long Beach, Calif., Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. Long Beach police on Friday called the shooting “workplace violence.” They said on Twitter that it has become a murder investigation, and that the suspect is also dead at the scene. (Robert Casillas/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
Police officers gather in front of law offices where a deadly shooting took place in Long Beach, Calif., Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. Long Beach police on Friday called the shooting “workplace violence.” They said on Twitter that it has become a murder investigation, and that the suspect is also dead at the scene. (Robert Casillas/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)

The gunman’s motive had not yet been determined, but authorities emphasized it was not a case of an active shooter targeting as many people as possible.

“This incident was workplace violence,” Johnson said.

Video showed people running from a two-story office building shouting about a shooting inside.

The building in a well-to-do neighborhood in Long Beach is home to three law firms, but police did not reveal the office where the shooting occurred.

The site is about 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles in Long Beach, a city of about 460,000 people.

— Associated Press writer Michael Balsamo contributed to this story.

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