Gunman in California shoots 8 and kills self

Gunman in California shoots 8 and kills self
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A gunman who works at the Valley Transportation Authority facility in San Jose of California opened fire Wednesday. He killed at least eight members before killing himself.

The incident took place at the light-rail maintenance facility. Police have identified the gunman as the 57-year-old Sam Cassidy.

The incident is being currently investigated. No more details are out yet about the motive behind this attack. One person was also wounded during the shooting.

Both U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris had a briefing on the shootings.

Moreover, the bomb squad found at least one explosive device. San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo also revealed that he would ensure that such incidents will not happen again.

The shootings in the USA have become common which is often dubbed as gun violence. FBI is looking into this case.

Gun violence against one another is most common in poor urban areas of the US. Gun culture is not new to the country. But it has now got out of hands. There are reportedly more deaths related to gun violence than ever before.

The major reason remains the weak gun laws. Lack of data on nonfatal shootings, gun theft and their storage practices we know very little about.

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