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At least 2 dead after employee opens fire in a meeting at a Cupertino, Calif. quarry

Gunman opens fire at Calif. quarry
Law enforcement at the Permanente Quarry in Cupertino, Calif., scene of a fatal shooting, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 CBS

(CBS/AP) CUPERTINO, Calif. - An employee opened fire at a meeting at a Northern California quarry, killing two people and injuring four others, according to authorities.

The shooting happened early Wednesday at the Permanente Quarry in Cupertino, Santa Clara County sheriff's officials confirmed. The suspect is reportedly not in custody.

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center received two of the victims, who were in good and fair condition, according to hospital spokeswoman Joy Alexiou.

One victim was taken to the emergency room at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, according to spokeswoman Paula Zimlicki. The hospital cannot release any details about the patient or the patient's injuries, she said.

Their names and the extent of their wounds were not immediately released.

According to the Santa Clara County website, Permanente Quarry is a limestone and aggregate mining operation and cement plant located in the foothills above Cupertino.