Washington (EFE).- At least three people died and four were injured this Saturday in a shooting in an upper-class neighborhood in the US city of Los Angeles, local police reported.
The shooting occurred in the middle of the night, at 2:50 local time (10:50 GMT), and took place in the Beverly Crest neighborhood, right next to the popular area of Beverly Hills.
According to the Police, the injured were transported to a hospital located at the University of California (UCLA, for its acronym in English).
The Police have not given details about the origin or circumstances in which the shooting took place.
California hit by shootings
The state of California, one of the most progressive in the US, has been the scene in recent days of several shootings that have jumped to public opinion.
Last weekend, ten people lost their lives when a man began shooting inside a dance hall in the Californian town of Monterey Park, a suburb near Los Angeles with a majority Asian population.
After that event, on Monday night there was another shooting in the Californian town of Half Moon Bay, in which seven people lost their lives.
According to the Gun Violence Archive (GVA), a non-profit project that tracks gun violence in the country, so far in 2023 there have been 42 “mass shootings” and more than 3,200 people have died from firearms. fire, more than half of them by suicide.
GVA defines a mass shooting as one that ends with three victims, dead or injured, not including the perpetrator of the attack if he dies or suffers injuries during the event.