Two major shooting incidents in California-Iowa, nine died; Within two days common people again became target

Pankaj Prasad
Shooting incidents in California Iowa
Shooting incidents in California Iowa

Within two days, two major shooting incidents have come to light in California, USA, while in Iowa, the firing incident took place in a school.

Within two days, two major incidents of shooting have come to light in California, USA. It has been told that the shooting incident happened on Monday evening local time in Half Moon Bay area here. There is news of the death of seven people. Apart from this, two people lost their lives in a shooting incident in the state of Iowa, while one person was injured. Police say that an accused has been arrested in the incident that took place in the Half Moon Bay area.

What happened in the shooting incident in California?

According to reports, two shooting incidents took place at a distance of two km in the Half Moon Bay area of California. One near mushroom farm and another near truck stand. A total of seven people lost their lives in both these incidents. At the same time, one person is seriously injured. 

According to the police, one accused, a 67-year-old man, has been arrested after the incident. Inquiry has been started by taking him into custody. Significantly, earlier in the shooting incident in Monterey Park, California on Saturday, 11 people lost their lives. 

What happened in Iowa?

Two students were killed and a teacher was injured in a school shooting in the US state of Iowa in Des Moines. Police have detained several suspects for questioning. 

Injured students succumbed 

According to American media, the firing incident took place on Monday afternoon at Des Moines Iowa Charter School. The students injured in the firing were taken to the hospital for treatment, where they succumbed to their injuries. Three people were injured in the incident, one is being treated. The third person who received bullet injuries is a school teacher who has undergone surgery. However, the officials probing the case have not yet released the names of the accused who shot.

Two taken into custody

According to media reports, three people were taken into custody about two miles from the scene of the shooting immediately after the shooting. The car has also been seized from them. However, the police have not yet made the names of the accused public. About 20 minutes after the shooting, officers stopped a car matching the description of witnesses about two miles away and took three suspects into custody, police said. Police said one of the suspects fled in a car, but officers are using a K-9 to try to track down the man.