Active shooter at large on Chapman University after cops respond to report of gunfire & find shell casings

A SUSPECT has been "contained" after a reported shooting near Chapman University campus this morning.

Cops in Orange, California raced to the scene at 9.23am on Sunday after reports of gunfire in the area and found shell casings.

Chapman University said shots were fired south of the campus at a house on the east side of North Glassell Street.

The university said the shooter was "contained" at the property and urged people to avoid the area.

The shooting led to a standoff between a suspect and police, ABC 7 reports.

"Orange Police Department has contained the area between Maple and Palm, near Glassell. Continue to avoid that area," the university tweeted.

"According to all reports, there does not appear to be any Chapman affiliation. The campus is not directly impacted."

In its latest statement, Orange Police Department said "this is an active scene and the public should avoid the area".

"At 9.23 am, officers responded to the area of Maple & Glassell ref. gunshots heard," cops said.

"On their area search, they located empty casings."

No injuries have been reported.

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