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Four dead in California shooting

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A 20-year-old was responsible for a carjacking and shooting which left four dead, including himself, in Orange County, California Tuesday, police told The New York Times.
Ali Syed began shooting in his parents home, where he lived, in Ladera Ranch, killing a young woman and fleeing in a SUV, The New York Times reported.
Courtney Aoki was died in Syed's bedroom after being shot multiple times, The Los Angeles Times reported.
Syed parted outside a Denny's restaurant where a man drove to escape after seeing him load his shotgun. Syed fired at him, chasing him on foot, and hitting him in the back of the head. The man was taken to the hospital but his condition was not released, The New York Times reported.
Syed then approached a man who was filling up at a gas station and told the man "I killed somebody. Today is my last day. I don't want to hurt you. Give me your keys," Chief Scott Jordan of the Tustin Police Department told the New York Times.
Syed stopped on State Route 55 and fired at passing cars, hitting at least three vehicles and wounding one driver, The New York Times reported.
Syed stole another car, killing the driver and going back to Tustin where he killed an employee at a construction site, The New York Times reported.
Syed jumped out of the car while it was still moving and placed the shotgun to his head, killing himself, The New York Times reported.
Syed was unempoyed an enrolled in one course at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, The Los Angeles Times reported.

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Nice work on the blog, Josh. Just as a way of reducing hyperlinks, you only need one per story cited. You will refer to the organization in subsequent paragraphs, but you don't have to create a hyperlink each time. Just do so the first time for each article you cite. Keep up the good work.

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