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Orange County shooting: 1 killed, 5 wounded in shooting at Laguna Woods church; 1 person detained, authorities say – Fresno, California

Fresno, California 2022-05-15 19:19:58 –

Orange County, California-A Sunday afternoon shooting at a Presbyterian church in a community on the outskirts of Southern California, where the majority of the population is elderly, killed one person and seriously injured five. The suspect was in custody.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office said on Twitter that the shooting was reported at the Presbyterian Church of Geneva in Laguna Woods just before 1:30 pm.

A fifth injured was slightly injured, officials said. The victims were all adults.

According to officials, the agent detained the suspect and recovered the weapons on the scene.Details were expected from a sheriff’s press conference scheduled at 5 pm

Federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives were on-site. The FBI also sent agents to the scene to assist sheriffs.

Laguna Woods was built as a senior living community and later became a city. More than 80% of the inhabitants of the 18,000 cities about 50 miles (80 km) southeast of Los Angeles are at least 65 years old.

Governor Gavin Newsom’s office said on Twitter that he was closely monitoring the situation.

“No one needs to be afraid to go to their place of worship. Our thoughts are on the victims, the community, and all those affected by this tragic event,” the tweet said. increase.

The incident occurred in areas of worship, such as the Catholic Church, the Lutheran Church, the Methodist Church, and the Jewish synagogue.

The shooting took place the day after an 18-year-old man Shot and killed 10 people At a supermarket in Buffalo, New York.

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