Authorities know ID of gunman at veterans home

Veterans Home of California in Yountville                        CBS SF

"The CHP is aware of the incident at the Yountville Veterans Home and has officers and aerial resources on scene working with Napa County Sheriff's deputies and others to bring the situation to a safe conclusion", CHP said on Twitter.

The Veterans Home tells KRON4 around 10:45 a.m. the entire facility, located at 260 California Dr., was ordered to shelter in place.

The Veterans Home of California, Fresno is taking some extra precautions to protect its residents and staff on Friday in the wake of a hostage situation at a veterans home in Napa County.

An armored police vehicle, ambulances and several firetrucks could be seen at the scene.

Thornton says her 96-year-old father - a WWII fighter pilot - is inside a hospital wing at the home in Yountville, north of San Francisco.

There are preliminary reports of 30 shots fired outside the main dining area.

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The state Veterans Affairs department says the home that opened in 1984, and offers residential accommodations with recreational, social, and therapeutic activities for independent living.

Police guard a roadblock near Salvadore Castro Middle School in Los Angeles, California on February 1, 2018, where two students were wounded, one critically, in a school shooting.

The FBI sent a SWAT team to negotiate with the shooter.

There are no reported injuries at this stage. "Napa Valley is a wonderful, attractive place and to know this is in your background, it's unsettling".

The sheriff's department asked people to avoid the area.

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