Woman injured in shooting near Millikan High School, Long Beach

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Long Beach police said a woman was critically injured after a school safety officer fired his weapon near Millikan High School in Long Beach Monday afternoon.

The Long Beach Unified School District said one of its school safety officers responded to an altercation between multiple people at Spring Street and Palo Verde Avenue at about 3:13 p.m.

Video of the incident shows the officer approach a silver sedan and as the driver takes off, the officer opens fire at the fleeing car.

A woman was shot and transported to a local hospital in critical condition, police said.

The school district said in a statement that no Millikan High students were injured in the shooting.

The statement included that an additional staff will be at the school Tuesday to offer students support.

Long Beach Detectives are investigating and are looking at surveillance video from nearby businesses.

Detectives also ask any witnesses to come forward.