Gunman, three female hostages found dead after California stand-off at veterans home

California shooting victims Christine Loeber, Jen Golick and Jennifer Gonzales.A gunman and three female hostages have been found dead after a stand-off at a veterans home in California.

The gunman was a former United States serviceman who had undergone treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder at the facility, and was asked to leave the Pathway Home program two weeks ago.

On Friday morning (local time) Albert Wong, 36, calmly walked into the facility carrying a rifle during a going away party for one of the employees, according to Larry Kamer, the husband of one of the program’s administrators.

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Mr Kamer said his wife told him by telephone during the siege that the gunman had allowed her and three other women to leave the room where the party was taking place.

via Gunman, three female hostages found dead after California stand-off at veterans home – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)