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21 Dec 2018 | 06:39 PM UTC

US: Bomb and shooting threat reported in Palms (Los Angeles) December 21

United States of America News Alert

Police responding to bomb and shooting threat reported in Palms neighborhood in Los Angeles (California) December 21; authorities treating incident as barricade situation

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/21/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/21/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Los_Angeles). COUNTRY/REGION Palms (Los Angeles, California)

Event

Police are responding to a bomb and shooting threat reported at the International Society for Krishna Consciousness of Los Angeles in the Palms neighborhood of Los Angeles (California) as of the morning (local time) of Friday, December 21. Residents are being evacuated from the area. Authorities believe the suspect is barricaded inside the building; it is unclear if the suspect is alone in the temple. A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected around the site over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Los Angeles are advised to avoid the area around the temple, monitor developments to the situation, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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