ALISO VIEJO (CBSLA) — Two people were fatally shot and two more wounded in Aliso Viejo Thursday afternoon.
Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department are on scene investigating.
The shooting allegedly took place at 6 Ashbury Court just before 3 p.m.
Paramedics arrived on scene and declared two people dead, reported Stu Mundel in Sky9.
The deceased were described as a male and a female. The two wounded were described as males in their 50s.
KCAL9’s Stacey Butler reported the men were both in critical condition.
The search is on for the suspect. The weapon was not recovered.
Officials have identified the suspect as 26-year-old Luke William Ferguson. He’s described as armed and dangerous.Officials said the suspect knew the victims.
If you’ve seen him, you’re ask to call law enforcement immediately.
He’s described as a white male, 6 feet 1 inch and about 200 pounds. He has 90291 tattooed on his right shin.
Police did not identify a motive for the murders but said there was a domestic call at the residence the previous night.
Butler spoke to terrified neighbors who were told to shelter in place and lock their doors.
“As I was leaving the neighborhood, there were about 10 SWAT officers came towards me, in full tactical gear, guns, dogs, and they told me to turn around and get back into my house and to lock the doors, lock the windows and stay in the house ,” said Tonya LaFontaine.
As of 8 p.m., officials told Butler they were no longer looking for the suspect in the neighborhood.
Authorities said they are looking for Ferguson in other parts of the Southland. Officials said the suspect fled in one of the victim’s cars.