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Cal State Fullerton is on lock down this evening as law enforcement officers track down possible suspects in a Riverside County jewelry store robbery.
Students and professors at Cal State Fullerton have been told to stay inside with doors locked while police search the campus for suspects in an armed robbery around 3 p.m. today at a Moreno Valley jewelry store. A person was shot during the robbery, according to law enforcement officials.
There are a total of five suspects, and three are in custody.
The search for the remaining suspects is centered on three buildings at Cal State Fullerton along Nutwood Avenue on the southeast edge of the campus, said Chris Bugbee, the school's director of public relations. Students were alerted via text message to shelter in place.
Occupants of Mihaylo Hall at the College of Business were evacuated.
"We saw all these cops coming through with - I think they were like AKs or something. They were pretty big guns. And they eventually told us we had to leave the campus," student Nate Chu told KABC-TV.
CSUF President Mildred Garcia announced via Twitter that all evening classes are cancelled due to the campus lockdown.
At least five suspects fled the scene of the robbery Wednesday in Moreno Valley and were stopped in Fullerton, Anaheim Police Sgt. Bob Dunn told KCAL-TV. One person was detained and four others ran off.
One suspect carjacked a silver sedan and led police on a high speed chase along busy freeways and through residential streets before surrendering to more than a dozen officers some 60 miles away in Los Angeles.
News helicopters showed California Highway Patrol officers chasing the car until it exited onto LA County surface streets. The suspect ran from the car and surrendered to dozens of officers on a baseball diamond in Watts.
Cal State Fullerton officials reported via Twitter that the campus was in a lock down situation and advised students to stay in classrooms, offices and buildings.
"There is a possible dangerous suspect on campus in the Langsdorf Hall area," the university posted on its Twitter account.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.