California mass shooting: 6 dead, 12 injured in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, Calif (AP) – Police in California are searching for at least one suspect in connection with a mass shooting in downtown Sacramento that claimed six lives and left 12 people injured.

Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester said at a news conference that police were patrolling the area at about 2 a.m. Sunday when they heard gunfire.

When they arrived at the scene, they found a large crowd gathered on the street and six people dead. Another 12 either took themselves or were transported to hospitals.

Their conditions were not disclosed. Shortly after the shooting, video was posted on Twitter that showed people running through the street amid the sound of rapid gunfire.