A carjacking has turned horribly tragic leaving 4 dead in a shooting spree in Orange County, Calif. The Los Angeles Times shared the available details on Feb. 19 that involved a carjacking suspect who went on to shoot multiple people in multiple cities before reportedly killing himself Tuesday morning.
The incident that left 4 dead in a shooting spree began around 4:45 a.m. when police were called in Ladera Ranch and found a woman dead on the scene. A man said to be in his 20s fled the scene in an SUV. Additional related incidents happened in Tustin and at the Santa Ana border, and then the suspect killed himself in Orange County. Authorities note that the suspect had tried to carjack multiple vehicles in Tustin as well.
Fox News reports that 2 others were injured in the carjacking rampage that left 4 dead in the shooting spree. The suspect allegedly had two long guns, and police indicate in total there are six shooting scenes related to the tragedy. It seems there are also reports of others who are saying they or their cars were shot at during the time of the spree.
At this time the motive for the carjacking spree is unclear, and there is no word yet on if any of the victims knew the shooter or one another. Those following the story that left 4 dead in a shooting spree will need to stay tuned for further details as they become available.