Active Shooter Confirmed at Yountville Veteran’s Home in Napa County
Representative John Garamendi tweeted about an active shooter in Yountville in Napa County. He wrote, “I’m following reports of an active shooter at the Vets Home in
#Yountville. My team and I will provide updates as they become available. Residents are advised to avoid the area at this time.”
The Napa County Sheriff’s Department is warning their community of “Police activity at the Veterans Home in Yountville.”
AP News reports that a gunman has taken hostages at the Home.
According to traffic over a law enforcement scanner, residents and employees are being advised to “shelter in place and not be out in the grounds.”
The Napa Valley Register reports a man wearing body armor reportedly took hostages around 10:20 a.m. They said multiple shots had been fired and stated, “The suspect is believed to have been a member of The Pathway Home program for military veterans with emotional trauma.”