According to the York County Police Department of South Carolina, on April 7 local time, a shooting occurred in a house in Lockhill District of the county, killing five people, including two children, and injuring another. At present, the suspect has been arrested.
It is understood that the police received the alarm at about 4:45 p.m. local time on the 7th and rushed to the scene. Soon after, the suspect was identified and arrested. However, at present, the police have not released the relevant information and motives of the suspect.
In recent weeks, many large-scale shootings have continued to occur in the United States, which has also prompted a renewed dialogue around gun control legislation in the United States. According to local media reports, U.S. President Biden will sign an executive order to implement gun control on April 8 local time.