9:22 p.m. (MST)
El Centro Police says they fired multiple rounds at an alleged gunman. Today they confirmed with us one suspect, 36-year-old Mark Anthony Ayala of El Centro, was killed during the exchange of gunshots.
Commander Alvaro Ramirez with El Centro police says, This is a very fluid situation and it is an ongoing investigation." He also says, "We can confirm that we did have a shooting. There were multiple shots fired. There were multiple shooters. Somebody did pass away as a result of the shooting. All of the officers are okay."
Another person was taken by ambulance to the hospital for medical treatment. Right now, details are limited and other names have not been released.
Other law enforcement agencies including US Customs and Border Protection and California Highway Patrol were involved. However, El Centro Police says they will take the lead on the shooting itself.
The incident is still under investigation. If you have any information you are urged to contact the El Centro Police at (760) 337-4525.