Mon 16-05-2022 10:42 AM
LOS ANGELES, 16th May, 2022 (WAM) — A gunman opened fire in a Southern California church during a lunch banquet on Sunday, killing one person and wounding five, before churchgoers detained the suspect, Reuters quoted authorities as saying.
Police responded to the incident that unfolded at about 1:30 pm local time (20:39 GMT) at the Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods and arrested an unidentified suspect in his 60s, Orange County Undersheriff Jeff Hallock told a news conference.
One person died at the scene while four other victims were critically wounded. Another person suffered minor injuries, he said. All of the injured were taken to hospitals.
About 30 to 40 people were in the church when the shooting occurred, Hallock said.
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