The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office has identified one of the two shooters involved in the shootout at a Sikh temple in California as 22-year-old Karman Singh Sandhu.
At least two people were shot at a Sikh temple along Bradshaw Road in Sacramento County on Sunday.
The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said the shooting happened at around 2:30 p.m. and started as a fight between two men. One of the men pulled out a gun and fired it at the other. Investigators said a friend of the person who was shot then returned fire.
The sheriff’s office said the two people who were shot were stable in the hospital and were expected to survive.
The second shooter, identified as 22-year-old Karman Singh Sandhu, remained at large for some time but has since been taken into custody. He is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday afternoon on attempted murder charges.
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The sheriff’s office also said all involved parties were accounted for.
The shooting happened at the same temple where the Nagar Kirtan Festival was held Sunday morning. Investigators at the scene said they would be attempting to interview people who were in attendance.
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