The San Diego Marathon was suspended for around 30 minutes after shots were fired near the finish line. According to local newspaper The San Diego Union-Tribune the shooter, a woman, was firing from the upper level of a car park after a traffic incident, with several witnesses stating that shots had been fired at the runners. According to some reports a police officer was injured in the foot after an accidental discharge of their own service weapon.
The shooter was detained by police, who put out a message that the situation was now under control.
The Active Shooter at 100 West C St. is in custody. There’s no longer a threat to the community. The scene is secure. The Rock and Roll Marathon has resumed.— San Diego Police Department (@SanDiegoPD) 3 de junio de 2018
During the interruption to the race, some 5,000 runners had to be taken to a safe zone. They were then able to continue the race once the police had confirmed the situation was secure. The marathon was won by Lance Weir, in a time of 2 hours 30 minutes and 9 seconds.