A man opened fire inside the Connecticut elementary school where his mother worked Friday, killing 27 people, including 20 children, and forcing students to cower in classrooms and then flee with the help of teachers and police.
Authorities said Hector Celaya killed his mother and her two brothers, wounded three of his young children, then died following a shootout with police near the Tule River Indian Reservation in the Central Valley.
Authorities said two more people have died after being shot at a Fresno chicken processing plant, bringing the death toll to three.
A gunman killed six people at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee on Sunday. The suspect was killed outside the temple in a shootout with police officers.
The former assistant director of the nursing program at Oikos University said Friday she has been told by Oakland Police that she was the intended target in the mass shooting at the religious vocational school.
A weapon believed to have been used in the massacre at Oikos University in Oakland was found early Friday morning, according to Oakland Police.
The gunman accused of killing six students and an employee at Oikos University in Oakland targeted a school administrator other than the woman who ran the Christian college’s nursing program, said Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan.
A multi-faith, bi-lingual memorial service for the victims of a mass shooting at an Oakland Christian vocational school Monday morning drew more than 300 friends, family, city officials and faith leaders Tuesday evening.
One Goh’s life was on the skids even before he became the suspect in the nation’s biggest mass school shooting since Virginia Tech.