Eight people wounded in shooting at California apartment complex, gunman dead

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Eight people were shot at a Southern California apartment complex pool Sunday and the gunman was killed by police, authorities said.

San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman said several of the victims were in critical conditions at various hospitals in the area. Zimmerman described the shooter as a white male who was wearing brown shorts, but she did not have any information about a the motive.

Police arrived at the La Jolla Crossroads Apartments at around 6:07 p.m. local time.

A witness told Fox 5 San Diego that he saw three people had been shot on a sidewalk at the apartment complex. He said he ran into the clubhouse and saw two other people bloodied.

“We looked at the pool area where the shooter was sitting there with a beer in one hand and a gun in the other,” a witness told the station. “The suspect looked pretty relaxed, pretty relaxed.”

Zimmerman said a police helicopter was the first to arrive at the scene and the pilot saw the shooter appear to reload his gun at the pool.

“We looked at the pool area where the shooter was sitting there with a beer in one hand and a gun in the other,” a witness told Fox 5 San Diego. “The suspect looked pretty relaxed, pretty relaxed.”

The witness said police moved into the area and the gunman shot at the police officers, but they shot back at him.

Another press conference was scheduled for 9 p.m. local time.

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Source: Fox News

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