Five Dead, Including Gunman, In Shooting Rampage Near Los Angeles

 

 

 

 

” Four people were killed and five  others injured Friday when a gunman clad in black went on a shooting rampage through Santa Monica, Calif., before being shot to death in the library of a community college, authorities said. A police spokesman said that investigators had concluded the gunman acted alone and that a “person of interest” who was held for questioning had been released.

Police said the gunman used an AR-15-type assault rifle and had other weapons as well as handguns. They have not established a motive for the bloodshed.

Santa Monica Police Sgt. Richard Lewis said the gunman  killed two people at a residence and two others at separate locations before he was shot and killed in a library at Santa Monica College.”

 

 

 

    Editor’s Note : There are conflicting reports regarding the number of dead , number of suspects , suspect dead , suspect in custody .  As usual media’s rush to be first has again provided the public with less than certain information .