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    Police and fire personnel are seen at the scene of an active shooting with a suspect with a high powered rifle in the Bankers Hills section of San Diego, California, November 4, 2015.

    Active Shooter Aims at Police in San Diego

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    An active shooter situation in San Diego has ended after a five-hour standoff. The suspect has been apprehended, and San Diego International has resumed normal operation after being placed on a "full ground stop."

    The shooter had barricaded himself inside an apartment building in the Bankers Hill neighborhood, firing a long-range rifle. According to FAA spokesman Ian Gregor, the apartment complex's location directly beneath the airport's approach path, in the 2400 block of Brant Street, led to a "full ground stop" being implemented.

    2445 Brant Street in San Diego
    2445 Brant Street in San Diego

    San Diego International is the only major US airport with only one active runway, so delays were expected to be substantial.

    "Due to police activity near the airport, a ground stop is in effect for all arriving aircraft. Check with your airline before coming to SAN," the airport said in a statement.

    Nearby residents were also advised to take shelter. No one has been reported injured at this time.Tear gas was also reportedly deployed, and reporters on the scene described hearing flashbangs.

    The apartment is located near both the airport and San Diego Zoo. A nearby elementary school was also on lockdown.

    SWAT team officers set up their position at the scene of an active shooting with a suspect with a high powered rifle in the Bankers Hills section of San Diego, California, November 4, 2015.
    © REUTERS / Mike Blake
    SWAT team officers set up their position at the scene of an active shooting with a suspect with a high powered rifle in the Bankers Hills section of San Diego, California, November 4, 2015.

    A SWAT team officer moves into position at the scene of an active shooting with a suspect with a high powered rifle in the Bankers Hills section of San Diego, California, November 4, 2015.
    © REUTERS / Mike Blake
    A SWAT team officer moves into position at the scene of an active shooting with a suspect with a high powered rifle in the Bankers Hills section of San Diego, California, November 4, 2015.
    Shots were reported fired shortly after 9:30 AM local time, and the SWAT team arrived on the scene soon after.

    "He's been actively shooting, sporadically," said Lieutenant Scott Wahl during a news briefing.

    According to police, the shooter is a 32-year-old man, and there are reports that the incident began as a domestic disturbance.

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