The gunman killed three kids before turning the gun on himself around 5 nm. at an Arden-Arcade area church in Sacramento. Those killed were pronounced dead at the scene and authorities believe the incident was domestic violence-related. Details on the fifth person are not yet available.
Law enforcement is investigating and nearby roads are closed.
“Howe and Ethan and Howe and Cottage have a large police presence due to a shooting, please avoid the area,” Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office wrote on Twitter. “The Sheriffs Office PIO will be at the command Post located at the Home Depot on Howe and cottage.”
A massive law enforcement presence was at the scene, including a SWAT vehicle, according to videos posted by local media on Twitter. They included officers from the Sacramento Police Department, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, and the California Highway Patrol, Sacramento’s KXTV-TV berig.
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