3 people injured in shooting near California university

Three people have been shot and injured in a shooting incident near a university campus in the US western state of California, authorities say.

The shooting happened in an armed robbery in the community of Isla Vista, near the campus of the University of California at Santa Barbara on Monday at about 7 p.m.

The three injured men, including one that is believed to be the suspect, have been taken to a hospital in the community of Isla Vista, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office said.

Officers were responding to a report of “domestic disturbance” when they found the three injured, who are in their twenties, police added.

Officers are searching for another suspect, who has fled the scene with his car, that’s “possibly a white sedan,” the sheriff’s office said.

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