Investigators know who the gunman is and they know he is armed with a rifle.
Robertson says the gunman released some hostages and kept the three.
The home has been in contact the California Highway Patrol, which provides public safety help because the home is a state facility, Cusator said.
"We have activated our emergency response protocol and are cooperating with law enforcement". He didn't give a motive for the gunman's actions.
The Veterans Home of California opened in 1884 and is the oldest veterans home in the country.
Jan Thornton was among hundreds of relatives anxious sick about their loved ones. It is located in Yountville, north of San Francisco.
Thornton says she's still shaking and that she hasn't been able to talk to her father. Thornton said she was anxious about how her dad's coping with the stress, considering his age, PTSD and slight dementia.
Valve's Gabe Newell Says They're Back To Making Games
It's nice that Valve will now be making more games , but it's hard to get too excited while there's still nothing to be seen. So that's sort of good news. "He can introduce new capabilities like motion input because he controls both of those things".
Marvel already has a 'solid direction' for Black Panther sequel
Although that's a no-brainer-Marvel would have a death wish to give up on Wakanda-we should be aware of Marvel's usual setup. Kevin Feige didn't have any thing to say about the sequel as of yet, but did mention they have discussed a Black Panther 2 .
Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines Are Having a Baby Boy!
So, can you help me think of a "D" name?" "It might as well come from my new friend #Gage ", he tweeted along with the video. During this conversation, Chip broke the news that the baby - his and Joanna's fifth - will be a son.
She was able to speak with him by phone, according to AP.
He does not know if the shooter was a veteran receiving treatment from the home.
An armoured police vehicle, ambulances and several fire trucks were at the scene.
The Napa County Sheriff's Office said officers responded to the Veterans Home of California in Yountville around 10:45 a.m. local time and a shelter-in-place order was issued.
It is unclear if the shots were live rounds, according to an official from the Veteran's Home.
Mr Fransen said authorities were working to establish a secure perimeter around the facility, which is home to about 1,000 residents.
The home, which houses around 1,000 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, has been put into lockdown as authorities surround the property.