Crime Gavin Newsom Calls Orange County Shooting 'Horrifying and Heartbreaking'
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California Governorhas expressed his support for the families affected by a shooting in southern California that left four people dead, including a child.
"Horrifying and heartbreaking. Our hearts are with the families impacted by this terrible tragedy tonight," Newsom said on.
The incident took place at a business complex in Orange, California on Wednesday. Four people were killed and another victim, a woman, was injured. The suspect was also injured. Both the suspect and the injured woman were taken to hospital in critical condition.
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Horrifying and heartbreaking. Our hearts are with the families impacted by this terrible tragedy tonight. https://t.co/nw3On2RJH2— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) April 1, 2021
Lt. Jennifer Amat toldthat a gun had been recovered from the scene but offered no further details about the weapon. Police are working on establishing a motive for the shootings.
The building where the incident took place reportedly contains several offices but the name of the business where the shootings occurred has not yet been released.
This is a breaking news story and may be updated.
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