4 dead in Santa Maria mobile home park shooting and explosion
Authorities say four people are dead in a shooting and explosion at a Central California mobile home park.
Police say a nearby home then exploded into flames. Firefighters couldn’t immediately fight the blaze because it was believed the shooter might be somewhere. Authorities also said there was concern about ammunition going off inside the burning home.
Eventually, the fire was doused. Police say they found two more people dead inside, including the shooter.
The names of the dead were not released.
The fire burned several homes. There was no immediate word on a motive for the shooting or the cause of the explosion.
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