TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — A shooting spree through Orange County, Calif., left four people dead Tuesday, including the shooter, and several others injured.
The shootings began at 4:45 a.m. when deputies responding to a call found a female shot multiple times in a house in Ladera Ranch, said Orange County sheriff’s spokesman Jim Amormino.
Three more people were fatally shot in the next 25 minutes after carjackings in Tustin and Santa Ana, according to the Orange County Register (http://bit.ly/12HgccN).
Amormino could not immediately confirm that the subsequent shootings were related to carjackings.
The suspect shot himself at an intersection in Tustin, the sheriff’s spokesman said.
The motive for the shootings is still unclear and it’s also unclear if the victims knew each other or the shooter.
“I do not believe any of the victims are related to each other. It might have been a random thing,” he said. “We just don’t know.”
Authorities were processing six crime scenes across the county, officials said.