According to a brief announcement on the Orange Police Department Facebook page:
This is a small two-story commercial building housing multiple businesses:
Other news outlets added the number of fatalities (four, with one a child) and wounded (one victim, a woman, plus the shooter, both in critical condition).
Orange County Supervisor Donald P. Wagner, whose Third District includes the City of Orange, issued the following statement through Facebook:
Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims’s families and everyone impacted during this tragic time. I offer all my support to our courageious Orange Police Department and will remain in communication throughout the evening with City leadership to help monitor the situation closely.
Governor Gavin Newsom reacted on Twitter:
Horrifying and heartbreaking. Our hearts are with the families impacted by this terrible tragedy tonight. https://t.co/nw3On2RJH2
— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) April 1, 2021
So did Congresswoman Katie Porter, whose District includes the site of the shooting:
I’m deeply saddened by reports of a mass shooting in Orange County, and I’m continuing to keep victims and their loved ones in my thoughts as we continue to learn more. My team and I will continue to monitor the situation closely. https://t.co/e736MgqCQe
— Rep. Katie Porter (@RepKatiePorter) April 1, 2021