At least 6 killed in shooting in Sacramento, California

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The road was closed to traffic after the shooting in Sacramento this morning.
The road was closed to traffic after the shooting in Sacramento this morning.Rich Pedroncelli (AP)

At least six people were killed and nine others were injured in a shootout in the city of Sacramento (California) this morning, according to police information. According to the Gun Violence Archive website, it is the latest mass shooting in the United States, with an estimated 40,000 deaths, including suicides from firearms. California’s capital police wrote on their Twitter account, “Officers have located 15 shooting victims, including six who have been killed.”

Through this network, the police are reporting on the development of incidents, first to inform residents about not coming to the area and later to provide updates on the number of dead and injured.

shooting location a part of the city With bar and restaurant. Repeated visitors recorded videos in which people are seen running to hide while gunshots are heard.

Three quarters of all murders in the United States are committed with firearms. In 2020, more than 23 million weapons were sold, a record figure, and another 20 million in 2021, reports Agence France Presse, according to data compiled by the Small Arms Analytics website. That number does not include so-called “phantom” weapons, which are sold unassembled and lack serial numbers, making them highly valued in criminal circles. According to a Pew survey, in June 2021, 30% of American adults said they owned at least one gun.

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