Half Moon Bay mass shooting live updates: 7 people killed, suspect in custody
Seven people were killed and one person was injured in a mass shooting in Half Moon Bay, California.
The suspect, identified as 67-year-old Chunli Zhao, has been taken into custody and is cooperating with police.
The shooting occurred at two separate locations, both of which are nurseries.
The victims are believed to be workers at the nurseries, and some children witnessed the shooting.
The motive for the shooting is currently unknown, and the relationship between the victims and the suspect is also unknown.
The suspect is believed to have acted alone and a semi-automatic handgun was found in his car.
The gun violence in the U.S. is at "completely unacceptable levels" and there needs to be a change, according to San Mateo County Board of Supervisors President Dave Pine.
President Joe Biden has been briefed on the shooting and has asked for federal law enforcement to provide assistance to local authorities.
The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that there is no ongoing threat to the community.
This is the second mass shooting in California in three days.