1 killed, 2 injured in California shooting

    California [USA], Nov 6 (The Eastern Herald): A person died and two others were injured in a shootout at a California detox centre early on Monday.Authorities were alerted about a shooting incident at the Helen Vine Detox Center in San Rafael at around 1:33 am (local time).Sergeant Michael Brovelli, from the Marin County Sheriff’s Office, said that the police found three victims — two men and a woman, Fox News reported.While one of the men succumbed to his injuries, the two others were rushed to a hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds. The condition of the two persons was not ascertained immediately.Authorities said that the victims were identified as staff members of the California detox centre.Meanwhile, a search operation has been launched to nab the shooter.There has been a spurt in shooting incidents in the US in the last few days. Monday’s shootout was the third such instance in the past three weeks.The latest incident comes after a gunman on November 2 killed two persons and wounded five others at a Florida hot yoga studio, before fatally turning the gun on himself. (The Eastern Herald)

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