Gun Violance In USA: A total of 9 people died in the firing that took place on Monday (January 23) in California, the police have taken the suspect of the incident into custody. San Mento Police Headquarters said the shooting happened on a highway near Half Moon Bay, 30 miles south of San Francisco.
San Mento police said that these victims were found in two different places. At the same time, 2 students were killed in a shooting on Monday in a school in Des Moines city in Iowa, USA, while 1 teacher was seriously injured. Des Moines police have confirmed both deaths. According to the police, the condition of the injured teacher is also critical.
What did the local leaders say?
California’s local leaders tweeted that they expressed grief over the death of people due to shooting in our local district, for this we would like to thank the local administration. We’ll try to do whatever we can to help.
Firing took place in California on Sunday as well
This is the third incident in California within two days, in which four people have died. Earlier on January 22, 10 people were killed in a shooting at a Chinese New Year celebration in Monterey Park in Los Angeles, California.
Many people were injured in the grip of this firing. After this incident, the video of the rescue operation went viral on social media. Following the attack, US President Joe Biden ordered the American flag to be lowered for a day in tribute to those killed in the California shooting.
Firing happened in Asian-dominated area
According to the report of the news agency CNN, people of Asian origin live in large numbers in Monterey Park where the firing took place. 65.5 percent of the total population lives there. Therefore, according to experts, one of the reasons behind the firing could be racial discrimination. The FBI will investigate this matter. The FBI Los Angeles field office is in dialogue with local police, and is working with all relevant other agencies.