"Area has been thoroughly searched. No armed subject located. Area has been deemed safe for the public," the department tweeted around 7:36 p.m.
During the investigation, authorities said there was no active shooter or shooting victims.
A tweet from the sheriff's department shortly before 6:30 p.m. asked the public to avoid the 1800 block of South San Jacinto Avenue as a search was being conducted.
Further details about the incident were not immediately available.
Riverside County deputies are in the 1800 block of south San Jacinto avenue in San Jacinto reference a possible armed subject. This is an active scene, we ask the public to stay away from the area.— Riverside County Sheriff's Dept (@RSO) October 26, 2021