Phil Johnston, the assistant sheriff for Tehama County, briefs reporters on the shootings near the Rancho Tehama Elementary School. Photo: Rich Pedroncelli / AP

The AP reports that the California gunman, Kevin Janson Neal, who killed five yesterday and injured 10, including two children, wasn't supposed to have access to firearms as part of a restraining order.

The backdrop: The Sutherland Springs shooter also wasn't supposed to have access to guns after being convicted of domestic abuse.

The latest on the California shooting, per the AP:

  • Neal's wife was found dead inside their home. Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston said they believe "her slaying was the start of the rampage." CNN reports she was killed the night before the shooting, and was "concealed...under a floor in his home."
  • He grew marijuana, according to his mother, and "was in a long-running dispute with neighbors he believed were cooking methamphetamine."
  • He was out on bail after stabbing a neighbor in January, and had a restraining order against him from the neighbor.
  • Neighbors repeatedly complained to the sheriff about hearing "constant gunfire" from Neal's home. The sheriff's department referred them to the homeowners' association.
  • He "had struggled with mental illness...and at times had a violent temper," according to his sister Sheridan Orr.
  • He was unsuccessful in entering Rancho Tehama Elementary, but shot inside the building for around six minutes.

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Kentucky attorney general to release Breonna Taylor jury deliberations

Attorney Ben Crump places his hands on the shoulders Tamika Palmer, Breonna Taylor's mother, near a mural of her daughter at Jefferson Square Park on Sept. 25 in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

Grand jury proceedings in the case of Breonna Taylor, an unarmed Black woman fatally shot by police, will be released on Wednesday, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron confirmed to news outlets.

Driving the news: Cameron's announcement late Monday came hours after a judge granted an unnamed juror's court motion seeking the release of last week's transcripts and related recordings.

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Bob Woodward: "I was not going to hide" my opinion on Trump

Bob Woodward didn't want to join Senate Republicans in privately condemning President Trump but declining to do so publicly, he told Jonathan Swan in an interview for "Axios on HBO."

Why it matters: Woodward has covered 9 presidents, but Trump is the first that Woodward explicitly described as "the wrong man for the job."

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