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One dead, multiple people injured in California church shooting

One person was dead and several others injured during a shooting took place at a California church on Sunday, cops said.

Sheriff’s deputies in Orange County responded to a report of a shooting at the Geneva Presbyterian Church on El Toro Road in Laguna Woods at around 2 p.m. local time.

The sheriff’s department said that one person was in custody and they have obtained a weapon that they believe was used in the shooting.

A sign for the Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, Calif., is seen on Sunday, May 15, 2022 after a fatal shooting.
At least one person has died and several others were left injured.
Leonard Ortiz/The Orange County Register via AP

“Four victims have been critically wounded, one with minor injuries,” the Orange County Sheriff’s Department wrote on Twitter. “All victims are adults and are enroute to the hospital. One victim is deceased at the scene.”

It was not immediately clear what the shooter’s motive may have been.

The incident takes place one day after a white supremacist killed 10 people during a shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo.

A firetruck is seen outside the Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, Calif., on Sunday, May 15, 2022 after a fatal shooting.
It was not immediately clear what the shooter’s motive may have been.
Leonard Ortiz/The Orange County Register via AP

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