Mass shooting

A .44 revolver, part of an AR-15 type assault rifle and ammunition allegedly dropped by the gunman during a mass shooting spree in Santa Monica, California. Photo: AFP

California shooting rampage that killed 4 was premeditated

The killer, who died a day shy of his 24th birthday, was connected to the home that went up in flames after the first shootings, said Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks. Investigators were looking at family connections to find a motive because the killer’s father and brother were the first victims