A shooting in the city of Orange, in the state of California, in the United States, this Wednesday (31) left at least four people dead and two others wounded, the local authorities informed.
According to the American press, the police were called after shots were heard on West Lincoln Avenue at around 5:30 pm (local time). The policemen exchanged shots with a man. The shooter was taken to the hospital, but his identity and health status were not disclosed.
According to the US press, among the dead is a child. The two wounded were taken to hospitals close to the shooting site. According to the police, the situation has been controlled and there is no more danger for residents of the region.
INCREASE IN CASES
In the past few weeks, the United States has seen the growth of mass shootings. At the beginning of March, eight people, six of Asian origin, were killed in three massage parlors in the city of Atlanta, in the state of Georgia. Less than a week later, a man opened fire at a supermarket in the town of Boulder, Colorado, and killed 10 people.
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