Man Charged With Murder In Deadly California Church Shooting -

Man Charged With Murder in Deadly California Church Shooting

Congregants overcame the gunman and hogtied him at a church in Laguna Woods, killing one person and gravely wounding four others.

The authorities said the shooting was a “hate incident.”

A 68-year-old Las Vegas man was charged with murder on Monday

the authorities said he opened fire inside a Southern California church

killing one person and critically wounding four others before congregants overpowered and hogtied him.

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department said that the suspect, David Chou,

The shooting occurred at 1:26 p.m. local time on Sunday inside the Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods

Most of the victims were of Taiwanese descent, though officials were still investigating if they had been targeted

Braun, a spokeswoman for the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

Four of the victims were in critical condition, she said, and another victim was being treated for minor injuries

The person who was killed was found inside the church by the authorities