California Law Firm Shooting: Man Guns Down Former Co-Worker Before Killing Himself

A workplace shooting in Long Beach left two men dead, including the gunman, and a third injured.

The shooting took place in a law office in East San Antonio Drive in the southern California city Friday afternoon, said police, with the shooter killed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

lb Two men were killed in a shooting at a Long Beach law firm Friday. KTLA screen grab

A Long Beach City Council member briefed on the situation told The Los Angeles Times that the shooter was a former employee of the law office

Footage posted on Twitter showed a large law enforcement presence at the scene, with police blocking off off roads leading to the law office. 

The second victim drove himself to hospital, where he has been listed as stable and is expected to survive.

A handgun was found at the scene of the shooting, and police are probing the gunman’s motive, reported NBC Los Angeles.