Half Moon Bay, CALIF. – At least seven people have died in separate shootings in Half Moon Bay, according to local media.
Three of the victims were discovered on San Mateo Road (Highway 92), while the fourth was found at a nearby location. Some of the victim reportedly include Chinese-American farm workers at nurseries.
The authorities have urged the public to stay away from Highway 92 between Highways 1 and 35.
The Sheriff's Office is responding to a shooting incident with multiple victims in the area of HWY 92 and the HMB City limits. Media is requested to approach from the north and stage at the Half Moon Bay substation at 537 Kelly Ave. in Half Moon Bay
— San Mateo County S.O (@SMCSheriff) January 23, 2023
The suspect, identified as Zhao Chunli, 67, has been captured.
— Liz Kreutz (@ABCLiz) January 24, 2023
Additional details — including a motive — are not known.
The deadly incident occurred a day after another mass shooting in California.
At the hospital meeting with victims of a mass shooting when I get pulled away to be briefed about another shooting. This time in Half Moon Bay.
Tragedy upon tragedy.
— Gavin Newsom (@GavinNewsom) January 24, 2023
*Update* Suspect is in custody. There is no ongoing threat to the community at this time.
— San Mateo County S.O (@SMCSheriff) January 24, 2023
Half Moon Bay is a small city on the California coast, south of San Francisco.