SAN DIEGO – A San Diego police SWAT team was sent Wednesday to an apartment complex in the Bankers Hill neighborhood, where a domestic violence suspect was believed to be holed up.
Officers were initially sent to the building on Brant Street near Kalmia Street after a domestic violence incident was reported around 9:15 a.m., according to San Diego police. Emergency radio reports indicated the suspect may have fired a gun at a police dog.
Residents in the vicinity of 2445 Brant Street were advised to shelter in place and stay away from windows. Police have blocked of several streets including Curlew, Brant, Albatross and Front streets between Laurel and West Ivey streets.
Multiple gunshots were heard around 10:10 a.m., according to FOX 5 reporter Sharon Chen. Police have confirmed the suspect has fired his weapon several times in random directions.
“Full ground stop” as been issued at San Diego International Airport. No flights are departing or arriving at this time.
School officials locked down City Tree Christian School on 320 Date Street in Banker’s Hill as a safety precaution.
A woman who was inside the apartment complex with the shooter has run out of the building and is with police, according to investigators.