According to Officer Jeb Hilton, speaking to NBC News, an armed individual took one hostage inside the store. The suspect has been identified as 54-year-old Mohammad Moghaddam, and the incident is being investigated as a case of workplace violence.
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Police evacuated people from the building and asked people to stay away from the scene.
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Gunshots were reported, but there were no other reports of injuries.
The incident comes days after a shooter stormed a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 people and injuring dozens more.