One person has been killed and five others injured in a shooting at a church in the US state of California.
According to US media, the incident took place on Sunday afternoon. Police say the attacker was apprehended and tied up by people inside the church.
An unidentified 60-year-old man was arrested at the Geneva Presbyterian church in Laguna Woods at about 1:30 a.m. local time, Orange County Undershire Jeff Hallock told a news conference after the incident.
He added that “church staff showed courage by controlling the attacker, they certainly saved many lives.”
According to reports, four of the victims were injured while one was slightly injured.
It was not immediately clear if the shootings took place inside or outside the church hall.
Sheriff’s spokeswoman Kerry Brann said: “There were 30 people in the church at the time of the attack, most of them from Taiwan. It is being investigated whether the attack was the result of hate speech or members of the community.” Knew. ‘
An FBI agent was also dispatched to the scene after the incident.
More than 80 percent of Laguna Woods residents are around 65 years old because the city was built for the elderly. The city is 80 kilometers south of Los Angeles.
A tweet from Governor Gavin Newsom’s office said the situation was being monitored.
At least 10 people have been killed in a shooting at a shopping mall in New York on May 15.
The Associated Press quoted police as saying that a gunman, Patten Gendron, shot dead 11 black civilians before surrendering to authorities.
Police say the white gunman, who was dressed in military style during the attack, watched the live shooting on the streaming platform Twitch for at least two minutes.
According to police, the gunman entered the supermarket with a rifle and opened fire on people inside the store.
The incident took place at a Buffalo supermarket on Saturday afternoon. Three people were also injured in the incident.
Police described the incident as racist. Law enforcement officials say the shooter, a resident of Connolly, New York, has been arrested.