Four killed in shooting in the United States

Four killed in shooting in the United States
Four killed in shooting in the United States

Four people have been killed in a shooting incident in Orange, just southeast of Los Angeles. The suspected perpetrator was shot and wounded by police.

Police in the city of Orange in front of a building after the mass shooting last night Norwegian time. Foto: Alex Gallardo, Reuters/NTB

1. apr. 2021 07:21

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A child is among the four killed, police say. In addition, one person was injured. Orange is located about 50 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.

Police moved out to a two-story office building after being notified of a shooting at 5.30pm local time on Wednesday. There, the police found the suspected perpetrator, who was shot and wounded, police chief Jennifer Amat informs.

According to the Associated Press (AP), the suspect is critically injured. Few details are clear, and the motive for the shooting is unknown.

On Twitter, California Gov. Gavin Newsom writes of the shooting being “gruesome and heartbreaking.”

Third mass shooting in two weeks

This is the third mass shooting in the United States in the last two weeks. Eight people were shot dead in the Atlanta area on March 16 and ten were killed by a person at a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado on March 22.


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