In Los Angeles, Police reported that a shooting early on Saturday morning at a multimillion-dollar short-term rental home in a posh Los Angeles suburb left three people dead and four others injured.
Around 2:30 in the morning, a shooting took place in the Beverly Crest area. This is at least California’s sixth large-scale shooting this month.
The three victims slain were inside a vehicle, according to Sgt. Frank Preciado of the Los Angeles Police Department, who made the statement earlier on Saturday.
According to police spokesman Sgt. Bruce Borihanh, two of the four wounded were carried by ambulance, and two others were driven to local hospitals in private automobiles. According to Borihanh, two were in critical condition, and two were in stable condition. The victims’ ages and genders were not immediately disclosed.
According to Borihanh, investigators were attempting to ascertain what kind of gathering was taking place at the rented house and whether there was a party.
Police, according to Borihanh, are not aware of any suspects. After the incident, the area was cordoned off while detectives searched for leads.
Update on West LA incident below. We can confirm that 3 of the deceased victims were in a vehicle that was parked in front of the residence. pic.twitter.com/Xw6p407SVN
— LAPD PIO (@LAPDPIO) January 28, 2023
The mid-century house is located in Beverly Crest, a peaceful area with rich and spacious homes set in the Santa Monica Mountains. On a cul-de-sac, the $3 million property is marketed online on real estate sites as contemporary and secluded, with a pool and outdoor shower.
Officer Jader Chaves of the LAPD stated that the agency was unaware of any prior noise or other party-related complaints made about the residence.
The early Saturday morning shooting follows the last week’s slaughter at a dance hall in a suburb of Los Angeles, which left 11 people dead and nine others injured, as well as shootings at two farms near Half Moon Bay, which left seven people dead and one injured.
Last Saturday, Huu Can Tran, 72, opened fire on attendees at a ballroom dance club in the primarily Asian neighborhood of Monterey Park, where tens of thousands had earlier enjoyed Lunar New Year celebrations.
He attempted to drive to a different dance hall, but an employee stopped him. In their 60s and 70s, many of the deceased were.
Later, Tran committed suicide as police surrounded the van in which he was sitting.
According to officials, a man shot and killed four people on Monday at the mushroom farm where he worked before driving to another farm where he had previously worked and killing three more. Chunli Zhao, 66, is being held in custody and is accused of murder in what the police have dubbed a case of workplace violence.
The killings have hurt the state because it has some of the nation’s strictest gun restrictions and the fewest gun fatalities.
According to the Gun Violence Archive, the United States saw more than 600 mass shootings in 2022, resulting in at least four fatalities or injuries.