Three killed, four injured in latest California shooting

This is the fourth mass shooting in California this month.

Updated - January 29, 2023 12:10 am IST

Published - January 28, 2023 09:06 pm IST - Beverly Crest (US)

Law enforcement personnel work at an investigation after an early morning shooting that left three people dead and four wounded on January 28, 2023 in the Beverly Crest neighbourhood of Los Angeles, just north of Beverly Hills.

Law enforcement personnel work at an investigation after an early morning shooting that left three people dead and four wounded on January 28, 2023 in the Beverly Crest neighbourhood of Los Angeles, just north of Beverly Hills. | Photo Credit: AFP

At least three people were killed and four others were wounded in a shooting in California area early on January 28, 2023 morning.

Sgt. Frank Preciado of the Los Angeles Police Department confirmed the shooting happened just after 2:30 am in Beverly Crest, an upscale Los Angeles neighbourhood.

Of the seven people who were shot, four were standing outside. The three who were killed were in a vehicle.

Their identities were not released. Those who were injured were taken to a hospital and are in critical condition.

Freciado said he did not have information on what led up to the shooting, or if it occurred at a residence.

This is the fourth mass shooting in California this month.

For the third straight year, the U.S. in 2022 recorded over 600 mass shootings in which at least four people were killed or injured, according to the Gun Violence Archive.

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