UPDATE: Suspect arrested after shooting incidents leave seven dead in Half Moon Bay, California

BREAKING: Two British aid workers confirmed to have been killed in Ukraine

Two British aid workers confirmed to have been killed in Ukraine

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting incidents that left at least seven individuals dead in the city of Half Moon Bay, California.

Tuesday, January 24 at 03:50am

San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a suspect is in custody in connection with the deadly shootings that occurred in the city of Half Moon Bay.

He has been identified as 67-year-old Zhao Chunli. His seven victims were reportedly all Chinese farmworkers, according to BNO News Live citing NBC Bay Area. Another person is said to be in the hospital critically ill.

Tuesday, January 24 at 01:29am

According to media reports, two related shooting incidents in the city of Half Moon Bay this Monday, January 23, have left at least four individuals dead. At least three more people are reported to have been injured.

A statement from San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office read: “The Sheriff’s Office is responding to a shooting incident with multiple victims in the area of HWY 92 and the HMB City limits”. No further information has been made available at this time.

The incidents reportedly occurred off Highway 92, at a mushroom farm in the small city located around 19 miles south of San Francisco in California. Emergency services were deployed to the scene where three victims were found dead inside a home on the farm. No suspect has been arrested as yet, as reported by bnonews.com.

NBC Bay Area, citing law enforcement sources, reported that a fourth victim was located nearby. Several businesses in the vicinity are said to have been locked down as a result of today’s events.

This is a breaking news story and we will try to keep you updated as more information becomes available, thank you.


Thank you for taking the time to read this article. Do remember to come back and check The Euro Weekly News website for all your up-to-date local and international news stories and remember, you can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Written by

Chris King

Originally from Wales, Chris spent years on the Costa del Sol before moving to the Algarve where he is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at editorial@euroweeklynews.com