VACAVILLE (CBS SF) — Police in Vacaville confirmed late Monday the suspect in a stabbing and structure fire that left three people including two young girls hospitalized was taken into custody with injuries after shots were fired, according to authorities.

Police said that at around 7 p.m., officers responded to reports of a stabbing and residential fire on the 1200 block of Alderwood Way.

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Officers arrived and found two victims suffering from apparent stab wounds: a 43-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl. Police said the victims were transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers also found a four-year-old girl with burn injuries at the scene who was transported to a burn unit in Sacramento.

Vacaville police tweeted out that residents should avoid the area due to the fire and apparent stabbing investigation at about 7:45 p.m.

Officers said they were still trying to determine exactly what happened.

“Obviously, the circumstances are strange and it would be nice to know the sequence of events,” said Vacaville Police Sgt. Frank Piro. “Definitely a chaotic scene at the moment, especially for the officers who were responding and for the residents living in the area.”

Officers continued their search for the suspect in the incident. He has been identified as 37-year-old Nathanial Holland. Residents in the neighborhood were told to shelter in place.

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Vacaville Stabbing Fire Suspect Nathaniel Holland (Vacaville Police)

As of about 11 p.m., there were confirmed reports of police activity on westbound I-880 that was related to the incident, but the freeway has since reopened.

Police at around 11:15 posted on social media that officers responded to the area of Mason Street and Depot Street after receiving a tip about an individual matching the suspect description in that neighborhood.

Holland was located and during the ensuing encounter shots were fired. Police confirmed that both Holland and a police K-9 suffered injuries, but authorities did not confirm whether Holland had been injured in an officer-involved shooting.

Authorities said both the suspect and the dog were receiving medical treatment, but did not provide any information on their condition.

Some parts of Mason and Depot Streets were closed for investigation and would likely remain closed through the night, according to authorities, who asked that you please avoid the area if possible.

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Police said the investigation was in its preliminary stages, and further details would be provided as they become available.