Many of the victims and the suspected gunman in the attack that killed one person and injured five others at an Orange County church on Sunday were elderly Asians, the county sheriff’s department said. Orange.
The person who died in the attack on the Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods has not been identified pending notification of relatives, the OCSD said.
Those injured are four Asian men and one Asian woman. The men are 66, 75, 82 and 92, and the woman is 86, the sheriff’s department said.
The suspect is an Asian man in his 60s, authorities said, and his identity is expected to be released once he is incarcerated in the Orange County Jail.
The shooting was stopped by church worshipers, who apparently tied the shooter down with electrical cords until police arrived.