Southern California shooting: Police seek answers after four people killed, including a 9-year-old

Law enforcement officials declined to provide the victims’ names — two women, one man and a child — or their relationship to Gonzalez, citing a complicated early investigation and crime scene. Two of the victims were found in offices rented by Unified Homes, which sells mobile homes in Orange County. Another female victim also remains in the hospital, in critical condition, after being wounded in the attack.

“This was not random,” said Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer, who noted that the killing of multiple victims, and that Gonzalez — because he allegedly locked the gates — may have been “lying in wait” to carry out the crime, could make him eligible for the death penalty if convicted.

Officials said Gonzalez, who is being treated in the hospital for injuries sustained during the incident, used a semiautomatic pistol to commit the killings. Orange police released a photo of him

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