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2 people injured in shooting at gurdwara in California – Times of India

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NEW DELHI: Two people who were shot at a Gurdwara in Sacramento Country in California on Sunday are said to be in a critical condition. The sheriff’s office stated the shooting occurred around 2:30 p.m. (local time) at the Gurdwara Sacramento Sikh Society temple.
Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson said that the shooting is not related to a hate crime
and described the incident as a shootout between two men who knew each other. He added that aid three people were involved in a fight that escalated into a shooting.
“All participants in that altercation seemed to have known each other. This seems to have stemmed from something far before this,” spokesperson Gandhi added.
The investigation of the incident is underway.
Gun violence in US
Notably, the United States has been witnessing back-to-back acts of gun violence in the country with numerous fatal shootings over the last few years.
Gun violence has become common in the US. And this is the reason that President Joe Biden signed the executive order that seeks to increase the number of background checks conducted during gun sales, saying this is “common sense”
Last week, at least two people were hospitalised in a shooting at East High School in Denver, the capital of Colorado, informed Denver police.
(With inputs from agencies)

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