7 dead in related Northern California shootings, officials say; suspect arrested

Seven people were killed in two related shootings in a coastal community south of San Francisco, authorities said Monday, the latest mass shooting in California in less than a

week. The shootings happened at two plant nurseries on the outskirts of Half Moon Bay, California, a small city about 30 miles south of San Francisco,

authorities said. San Mateo County Supervisor David Canepa tweeted that one shooting happened at a mushroom farm.  The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office said

four victims were found with gunshot wounds at the first shooting scene. A fifth victim was transported to the Stanford Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Three

additional victims were found shortly after at the second scene. Start the day smarter. Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning. A suspect,

Chunli Zhao, 67, a resident of Half Moon Bay, was found in his car in the parking lot of the Sheriff’s Office Half Moon Bay Police Substation more than two hours after deputies

arrived at the first shooting scene, Sheriff Christina Corpus said.  MASS KILLING DATABASE: Revealing trends, details and anguish of every US event since

2006 MONTEREY PARK SHOOTING LATEST: Death toll rises to 11 as community grieves, struggles for answers following shooting; gun Zhao was taken

into custody "without incident" and a semi-automatic handgun was located in his vehicle, according to Corpus.