24 January 2023

9 Killed in Shooting Incidents in California and Iowa

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Washington, January 24 (QNA) - Nine people were killed and others were injured in shooting incidents in the US states of California and Iowa.
Police said that a gunman killed seven people at two separate locations in the coastal city of Half Moon Bay, about south of San Francisco in California.
The first four victims were discovered at a mushroom farm, while the other three were later found at a nearby trucking business.
Investigators have not yet provided a motive for this attack.
San Mateo County Sheriff Christina Corpus said at a news conference that the suspect was arrested after driving himself to a local police station.
Corpus added that an eighth victim is being treated in hospital and is in critical condition.
Meanwhile, a shooting at an educational program for at-risk youth in Des Moines in Iowa left two students dead and the programs founder seriously injured, authorities said.
The Des Moines Police Department said detectives arrested a suspect, 18-year-old Preston Walls. He has been charged with two counts of murder in the first degree, attempted murder and criminal gang participation.
Police said two other people have also been taken into custody as part of the investigation. (QNA)


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