At least seven dead during two shootings in the town of Half Moon Bay, California

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Authorities have not confirmed whether the events are related. The alleged perpetrator of the attacks was arrested

At least seven dead during two shootings in the town of Half Moon Bay, California

At least four dead during a shooting in the town of Half Moon Bay. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

At least seven people were killed in two shootings in Half Moon Bay, a city of just over 11,000 located 12 miles south of from San Francisco(California, United States), according to local media reports this Monday afternoon.

Four victims were found at a mushroom farm along the Cabrillo Highway in Half Moon Bay.

In the same area, authorities found a fifth victim, seriously injured, who was taken to a nearby hospital, local media reported.

At the moment, it is unknown if the death toll is final or if the event also left someone injured.

At least seven dead during two shootings in the town of Half Moon Bay, California

The alleged perpetrator of the attacks was arrested. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

“The Sheriff's Office is responding to a mass shooting in the area of ​​Highway 92 and the Half Moon Bay city limits,” the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, where Half Moon is located, said in a statement. Bay, in a brief statement that did not provide further details.

The alleged perpetrator of the attacks was arrested by police, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said . The suspect has been identified as Zhao Chunli, 67, according to local media.

”There is currently no ongoing threat to the community”, authorities said.

The new bloodshed came less than 48 hours after a gunman killed 11 people in a dance studio near Los Angeles.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who was in Monterey Park where the massacre took place, took to Twitter moments after news of the new murders was known.

“At the hospital meeting with the victims of a mass shooting when they took me aside to inform me about another shooting. This time in Half Moon Bay. Tragedy after tragedy,” he wrote.

ABC7 broadcast footage of a man being arrested and said this happened as his team was setting up in front of a police station. police.

First of the day

During the afternoon of this Monday, the Iowa Police informed that  Two students were killed and a teacher wounded in a shooting at a Des Moines school just outside downtown.

The shooting occurred at an educational program called Starts Right Here that is affiliated with the Des Moines school district.

Police say emergency crews were calls to the school, shortly before 1 p.m. (local time). Officers arrived to find two seriously injured students and began CPR immediately. The two students died at a hospital.

Approximately 20 minutes later After the shooting, police said officers stopped a car about two miles away and detained “multiple suspects.”

(With information from EFE and AFP)< /i>

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