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Friday, December 09, 2022

3 dead, 2 injured in shooting at House Party in Southern California

The Angels: At least three people were killed and two others wounded early Sunday in a shooting at a party in Southern California, Xinhua reported, citing local media. The shooting reportedly took place around 00:45 a.m. local time (07:45 GMT) in the 8100 block of Leeds Street in Downey, a city located in southeastern Los Angeles County, police officials said in a statement. release.Also Read – Chicago’s Highland Park 4th of July Parade Shooting: Police Arrest 22-Year-Old ‘Person of Interest’ After Brief Chase

Officers found that four men and one woman had been shot, according to the report. Three men were pronounced dead at the scene, she said, adding that the injured were taken to a hospital. The circumstances that led to the shooting are unknown, but authorities described it as an “isolated incident,” Xinhua reported. Also Read: US Senate Passes First Gun Violence Bill in Decades

More details are awaited as investigations are ongoing. With incidents of gun violence in the United States on the rise, President Joe Biden said the US must ban assault weapons to protect children and families or raise the age of purchase from 18 to 21 years. Also Read: US House of Representatives Passes Gun Control Bill After Deadly Buffalo and Uvalde Attacks

Also, on June 22, a group of US lawmakers reached a long-awaited deal on a bipartisan gun safety bill after recent mass shootings in Uvalde, Buffalo and Texas shocked the country.

The new bill aims to take guns away from dangerous people and provide billions of dollars in new funding for mental health.
The bill does not ban assault rifles or significantly expand background check requirements for gun purchases, but it gives states more resources to take guns away from dangerous people.

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