Crime Mass shooting in Orinda: 4 killed, others injured at Halloween house party

16:20  01 november  2019
16:20  01 november  2019 Source:   sfchronicle.com

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At least four people were killed and four more injured in a shooting at a Halloween party in Orinda , California, police have confirmed. It’s believed the house was being rented out as an Airbnb. Orinda is a community of about 18,000 residents just east of Berkeley, in the San Francisco Bay area.

Five people have been killed and several others injured in a mass shooting at a Halloween party at an Airbnb rental attended by college students in northern California. What happened in Orinda ? Orinda officers first responded to reports of a shooting around 10:50 p.m. local time at a house on

Four people were killed and several others were injured in a shooting late Thursday night at a Halloween house party in Orinda, officials said.

The killings took place on Lucille Way, in a forested neighborhood just west of Highway 24 and south of downtown Orinda.

Police officers and paramedics flooded the area while taping off a large crime scene around the house where the shooting occurred.

Injured people were helped from the property by friends or other guests, according to television news footage. The hosts of the party had rented out the house using an online service, according to reports.

An Instagram post circulated advertising an “Airbnb Mansion Party,” but police did not immediately provide details.

Airbnb was “urgently investigating,” Ben Breit, Airbnb’s head of trust and safety, told KTVU.

A spokesman said the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office and the Orinda Police Department are investigating “four fatalities, several injuries. More details coming.”

Orinda, an affluent community about 15 miles east of San Francisco, contracts for police services with the Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s officials provided no information on whether the shooter or shooters had been identified or captured.

Check back for updates.

Matthias Gafni, Michael Cabanatuan and Evan Sernoffsky are San Francisco Chronicle staff writers. Email: matthias.gafni@sfchronicle.com, @mcabanatuan@sfchronicle.com, @esernoffsky@sfchronicle.com Twitter: @mgafni@ctuan@EvanSernoffsky

Was the Orinda Halloween shooting linked to a quadruple slaying in San Francisco? Police are investigating .
Police are looking into whether a shooting at an Orinda house party that left five people dead on Halloween night is connected to a quadruple murder in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley more than four years ago, The Chronicle has learned. A victim in the Orinda bloodshed, Tiyon Farley, 22, of Antioch, was the younger brother of Lee Farley Jr., the defendant charged with murder in the killing of four young men in a stolen Honda in San Francisco on Jan. 9, 2015.

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