A shooting killed one person and injured seven others while filming a music video in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, marking the third mass shooting to rock the state in three days, authorities said.
The gunfire erupted around 6 p.m. at a Valero gas station that served as a music video set, witnesses told news station KTVU.
The police found no victims when they arrived at the scene, but dozens of shell casings.
“Shortly after, our communications division was notified of multiple gunshot wounds, who self-transported to local hospitals,” Oakland Police Department officer Kim Armstead said during a briefing. press conference.
Relatives identified the deceased victim as Mario Navarro, 18, according to KTVU
“I’m heartbroken right now,” her cousin, Olga Navarro, told the outlet. “He was really sweet. He loved the music. He was really good.
The other seven victims have not been identified, but are listed in stable condition.
No arrests have been made and the motive for the shooting is unclear.
“This is an active investigation and, as you can imagine, very fluid,” Armstead said.
The police department did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The shooting took place hours after a 67-year-old gunman killed seven people and seriously injured another in shootings at two locations in Half Moon Bay. The suspect, identified by police as Chunli Zhao, later surrendered to authorities.
And less than 48 hours earlier in Southern California, 11 people were killed at a dance studio in Monterey Park.
The shooter, identified by authorities as 72-year-old Huu Can Tran, was found dead after apparently shooting himself in the head. Police said Tran used to frequent the studio.
California Governor Gavin Newsom has called for stricter gun control following shootings in Half Moon Bay and Monterey Park.
“The Second Amendment is becoming a suicide pact,” he said on CBS’ Evening News Monday.