7 dead in two shootings in California: official

HALF MOON BAY: Seven people were killed in two related shootings Monday at a mushroom farm and a trucking business in a coastal community south of San Francisco, and a suspect was in police custody, officials said.
San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Chairman Dave Pine said four people were killed at the farm and three at the trucking business on the outskirts of Half Moon Bay, a town about 30 miles north. south of San Francisco.
It was not immediately clear how the locations were connected.
California State Senator Josh Becker, who represents the area, said people were killed in separate shootings. San Mateo County Supervisor David Canepa tweeted that a shooting occurred at a mushroom farm.
The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office tweeted just before 5 p.m. that a suspect was in custody.
“There is no continuing threat to the community at this time,” the sheriff’s office said.
Television footage from the area showed officers arresting a man without incident.
Aerial television footage also showed police collecting evidence at a farm with dozens of greenhouses.
The shooting followed the killing of 11 people Saturday night at a Southern California dance hall.
“We are heartbroken by today’s tragedy in Half Moon Bay,” Dave Pine, chairman of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, said in a statement. “We haven’t even had time to mourn the people lost in the horrific Monterey Park shootings. Gun violence must end.
Watch California: 9 dead in two consecutive farm shootings


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