Police were looking for an attacker accused of killing 3 people at a store in Washington. But the assailant hiding behind the godown shot himself when some officers reached there.
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The incidents of firing happening in America are continuously increasing. A day ago, 11 people were killed in firing at many places in America, and now yesterday on Tuesday, there was a firing incident in Washington as well. Hours after three people were killed in a ‘random’ shooting in Yakima, Washington, a suspect also killed himself.
After the incident, police officials told the AP news agency that police were looking for a 21-year-old man accused of killing three people at a store in Washington. But the assailant hiding behind the godown shot himself before the police officers arrived.
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Yakima Police Chief Matt Murray said about the incident that the firing took place at Circle K market at around 3.30 am. The Yakima police chief said officers received a call from a family member of the suspected gunman who said they could find him behind some warehouses. But the suspected assailant apparently shot himself before officers arrived. He said that as officers approached the suspect’s hideout behind some warehouses, they heard gunshots.
California: 2 incidents of firing, 7 killed
A day earlier, seven people were killed in shootings at a farm and at a trucking company in the town of Half Moon Bay, near San Francisco. A suspect has been arrested in this connection. Dave Paine, chairman of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, said four people were killed in a shooting at a farm in the town of Half Moon Bay, about 48 kilometers from San Francisco, while three people were killed in a shooting at a truck company.
Paine said police arrested Chunli Zhao, 67, in connection with the shooting. He told that the suspect used to work at one of these places. He described the suspect as a disgruntled worker. Capt. Eamon Allen said in a news release that the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a shooting at 2:30 p.m. and found four people dead at the scene with gunshot wounds. He first found another person injured at the spot. Shortly thereafter, officers found three more dead at another location, about eight kilometers away.
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