Nov 14, 2017

At least 5 dead, children wounded in Northern California shootings

Crime tape blocks off Rancho Tehama Road following a fatal shooting on Tuesday. Photo: Jim Schultz / The Record Searchlight via AP

A gunman in Northern California killed four people and injured several others, including two children, in a shooting that spanned seven locations including an elementary school in Rancho Tehama Reserve, about 130 miles north of Sacramento.

Police killed the suspect, who has not been identified. Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told reporters, "most of the victims appear to be random selections." The gunman's neighbors told authorities that "there was a domestic violence incident" involving the suspected attacker prior to the shooting spree.

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