One person was killed and one wounded in a shooting outside the San Diego Central Library building in the East Village area of downtown.
The shooting was reported about 12:15 p.m., according to the San Diego Police Department. A search was underway for the gunman,
Streets in the area have been closed and people were advised to avoid the area.
SDPD did not release the name of the person who died or details about that individual. The extent of the injuries of the surviving person is unclear.
Details on what led up to the violence were not immediately clear.
The San Diego Central Library said it will be closed for the remainder of the day and all scheduled events have been canceled.
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