US drive-by shooting leaves 7 dead, 7 wounded
Published on May 24, 2014 7:17 PM
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Seven people were killed and seven others wounded in a mass shooting at a college town in southern California, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said on Saturday.
Brown said at a pre-dawn press conference that the shooting in the town of Isla Vista, near the campus of the University of California at Santa Barbara, "appears to be a mass murder situation."
Police said the gunman was among the dead.
Driving a black BMW, the suspect opened fire on pedestrians from his vehicle at several locations in the town on a busy Friday night, is among those killed.
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