According to the sheriff’s department, at least one person was killed and four others were gravely injured in a shooting at a church in Laguna Woods, California, on Sunday.
The Orange County Sheriff’s Department tweeted, “All victims are adults and are en route to the hospital.” “At the scene, one person has died.” According to the message, another person has minor injuries.
According to Tom Cramer, a Presbytery official, the incident occurred at the Geneva Presbyterian Building at a lunch reception to honor a former pastor of a Taiwanese congregation that uses the church for worship services.
During a press conference on Sunday evening, Orange County Undersheriff Jeff Hallock stated that police have a suspect in custody. According to Hallock, he is an Asian man in his 60s who does not live in the region.
“Actively watching the incident at a church in Laguna Woods and working closely with local law enforcement,” California Governor Gavin Newsom said.
“No one should be afraid of visiting their place of worship. Our hearts go out to the victims, the community, and everyone affected by this awful occurrence “In a tweet, Newsom stated.