Man opens fire and leaves at least eight dead in California – Prime Time Zone

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Assassin was a 57-year-old man working on the public transport system in Silicon Valley; crime motivation is unknown

EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO – 26/05/2021President Joe Biden spoke on social media stating that all life taken by a bullet pierces the soul of the nation

You USA they lived another day of fear and insecurity. In San José, California, an attack left at least eight dead on Wednesday, 26. At about 6:30 am local time, a man opened fire in an urban train maintenance yard. According to information from local authorities, the killer was a 57-year-old man working on the public transport system in Silicon Valley. He killed himself shortly after the attack and the police are still investigating the motive for the crime. Also on Wednesday, the county of Santa Clara said that a house that belonged to this man was set on fire, but it is still unclear whether there is a connection between the fire and the attack.

This is the second attack in the United States in a week. The president Joe Biden manifested himself on social networks stating that all life taken by a bullet pierces the nation’s soul and completed. “We can and must do more.” This year, the United States has recorded more than 100 gun attacks. The Democratic president classifies the current American scenario as an “epidemic of violence” and announced, last month, a series of measures to contain this type of crime. Biden advocates, above all, greater control over the carrying of firearms.

* With information from reporter Camila Yunes