Shooting in Orange, California: 4 people killed, including children
Four children were killed in a shooting in an office building in Southern California.
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On Friday, shortly after the suspect was charged with multiple murders, the four victims were locked in an office building in Southern California before the gunman fired.
The Orange Police Department identified the victims as 28-year-old Jenevieve Raygoza, 50-year-old Luis Tovar, 58-year-old Leticia Solis Guzman, and 9-year-old Matthew Farias. Officials said they were found dead in the arms of a woman. , The woman is considered his mother. . As of Friday morning, the woman has not been identified and she is currently in a critical but stable state.
Soon after the man accused of targeting and killing them was charged with a series of crimes, the names of the slain were released, including four counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder.
Aminadab Gaxiola Gonzalez, 44, is scheduled to be arraigned from his hospital bed on Friday afternoon. Although the authorities were not sure whether his wound was self-inflicted or was attacked by police during the gun battle, he was shot dead in the attack.
The police said Gonzalez knew his victim through business and personal connections. Authorities said that before the fire was opened, he locked the entrance to an office suite located at Unified Homes, a mobile home broker in Orange, about 30 miles south of Los Angeles.
This is the third high-profile mass shooting in the country in less than three weeks. A week after a gunman in Boulder, Colorado killed 10 people in a supermarket, the four victims were killed. A week before this, a gunman in the Atlanta area killed 8 people in three hot spring baths, most of them Asian Asian women.
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The families of those killed in the attack are suffering losses.
One of the victims of the attack, Luis Tovar, owns Unified Homes, a mobile home brokerage company, and the suspect has been targeted.
“Our world collapsed,” 28-year-old Vania Tovar, one of Tovar’s five children, told the Orange County Roster.
His daughter Jenevieve Raygoza was also killed. Friends and family members called her Gen or Genevieve on the fundraising page verified by GoFundMe to “USA Today”.
Her husband Armando Raygoza wrote on the GoFundMe page that she is “an amazing mother, wife, sister, daughter, aunt and caring friend”, and “a smile can illuminate Any room, and has the caring nature of taking care of the needs of others. Her.”
The family posted a GoFundMe webpage hoping to raise funds for the 9-year-old boy Farias who was killed in the bombing. The picture of the boy shows him wearing a collared shirt smiling in front of an Easter decorated tree.
The Orange Police Department began receiving calls about the shooting at around 5:30 pm local time on Wednesday. Lieutenant Jan Amat said that within two minutes, police officers were on the scene, but found that both entrances to an enclosed courtyard of the building were locked by bicycle cable locks.
Amat said Thursday: “It seems that all adults are connected through business or relationships.” “This is not violent.”
Gonzalez was charged with child abuse and other charges in Orange County in 2015. It is not clear whether the child is his child. He pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge and was sentenced to one day in jail. Anaheim spokesperson Lauren Gold said that all other charges were dismissed and the convictions were dropped in 2017.
Contributor: Associated Press