China News Agency, Los Angeles, May 15th. A church shooting occurred on May 15 in Orange County, southern California, USA. It is known that at least one person was killed and four others were seriously injured.

  The Orange County Police Department tweeted on its official social media account that at 1:26 p.m. local time on the 15th, the police received a call to a church (Geneva Avenue) on El Toro Avenue in Laguna Woods, the county. Shooting at Presbyterian Church.

Police immediately rushed to the church where the incident occurred, cordoned off the surrounding area, arrested a suspect at the scene around 2 p.m. that day, and recovered a weapon that may be related to the shooting.

  According to the Orange County Police Department and Fire Department, at least one person is known to have died on the spot in the shooting, four others were seriously injured and one was slightly injured, all of whom were adults.

Fire and emergency personnel rescued the victims at the scene and took several injured to the hospital.

  California Governor Newsom's office said on social media that afternoon, "We are closely monitoring this shooting and working closely with local law enforcement. No one should be afraid to go to their place of worship. Our hearts are with the victims, Our thoughts are with the local community and all those affected by this tragic event." (End)