Chunli Zhao: Half Moon Bay shooting suspect legally owned his gun and targeted specific people, authorities said. Here’s what we know about him

CNN — The man suspected of killing four people at a California mushroom farm and three others at a nearby site Monday had legal possession of a semi-automatic weapon that was registered to him, a sheriff said. The suspect, Chunli Zhao, 66, was not known to local law enforcement before the massacre and had shown … Read more

Half Moon Bay: 7 killed in apparent ‘workplace violence’ case as 3 mass shootings in 44 hours stun California

CNN — The 66-year-old man suspected of killing four people at a mushroom farm in California and three others at a nearby site Monday was an employee of the farm, San Mateo County Sheriff Christina Corpus said Tuesday. “All of the evidence we have points to this being the instance of workplace violence,” the sheriff … Read more

Des Moines school shooting: Live updates

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two teenage students were killed Monday and a man was seriously injured in what police said was a targeted shooting at an alternative educational program designed to keep at-risk youth away from trouble. The injured man was identified as the program’s founder — a rapper who left a life of … Read more

Monterey Park, California massacre: 72-year-old gunman was disarmed before he could carry out a second shooting

CNN — A 72-year-old man opened fire at revelers celebrating Lunar New Year on Saturday night before ultimately killing himself in a brutal spasm of violence that shattered the majority-Asian American city of Monterey Park, California. With a semi-automatic weapon in hand, the gunman, Huu Can Trankilled 10 people and wounded at least 10 others … Read more

Live updates: Shooter on the loose after deadly mass shooting near LA

MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — The hunt for a gunman who killed 10 people at a ballroom dance club during Lunar New Year celebrations ended Sunday when authorities found him dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside the van in which he fled after a second shooting was thwarted . Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert … Read more