COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — A man turned himself in to police Friday morning after a Thanksgiving Day shooting in Southern California that left one person dead and four others injured, authorities said.
Costa Mesa police said the shooting happened after a minor car accident. One of the victims was seriously injured and the other three were in stable condition after the shooting at 6:45 p.m. Thursday. The name of the deceased was not immediately released.
The suspect, who fled in a black Chevrolet truck, turned up several hours later. according to a police report. It was not yet clear what charges he might face.
“We believe this incident was the result of a minor traffic accident that occurred before the five victim vehicles were hit.” police said on Twitter.
Detectives believe the shooting was an isolated incident in the town about 40 miles (64 kilometers) south of Los Angeles.