Orange County

Mass shooting in OC church


ONE PERSON is dead and four others in critical condition after shooting at a church in Laguna Woods.

UPDATE : The suspect in Sunday’s in Sunday’s church shooting in Laguna Woods was stopped from further violence when tackled by parishioners who tied up and disarmed him, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

Authorities say the suspect is an Asian man in his 60s. The shooting was during a lunch reception for members of the Irvine Taiwanese Presbyterian Church.   The victims were all Asian American adults, ages 66 and up.

Identities of the victims and of the suspect have not been released.


One person is dead and four others critically wounded in a shooting this afternoon in Laguna Woods in South Orange County. One person suffered minor injuries and a suspect is in custody.

According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, the first report of the shooting came at 1:26 p.m. about the incident at Geneva Presbyterian Church, 24301 El Toro Road.

The weapon used in the shooting has been recovered. About 30 people are believed to have witnessed the incident.

This is a developing story. Check back for additional details.

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