Three people were killed and four were injured in a shooting on Saturday in an upscale neighborhood in the US city of Los Angeles.
The shooting happened in the middle of the night local time (10:50 GMT), and took place in the Beverly Crest neighborhood, right next to the popular Beverly Hills area.
Of the seven people who were shot, four were outside a house and three (the deceased) were inside a vehicle, local police reported, the first balance collected by Efe.
According to NBC, two of the dead were men and one was a woman. Among the injured are three men and one woman.
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Police indicated that the injured were in serious condition and were taken to a hospital at the University of California (UCLA).
According to local television shows, such as ABC, several agents have cordoned off the area to begin the investigation, however, for this time, the reasons and circumstances that led to the shooting are unknown.
four firing in a week
With today, the state of California, one of the most progressive in the US, there have been several shooting scenes in recent days that jumpstarted public opinion.
Last weekend, ten people lost their lives when a man opened fire inside a dance hall in the California town of Monterey Park, a suburb near Los Angeles that has a majority Asian population.
After that incident, there was another shooting in Half Moon Bay city of California on Monday night, in which seven people lost their lives.
Hours later, one person was killed and seven were injured in a new violent incident in the city of Oakland (California).
According to the Gun Violence Archive (GVA), a non-profit project tracking gun violence in the country, there have been 42 “mass shootings” so far in 2023 and more than 3,200 people killed by firearms. of them by suicide.
The GVA defines a mass shooting as one that ends with three victims, whether dead or injured, not including the perpetrator of the assault in the event that he or she dies during the course of the incident. or gets injured.