The American State of California has reported 18 murders in 2 consecutive days.
Seven people were killed in a shooting in the US state of California for the second consecutive day, bringing the death toll to 18 in two days.
According to media reports, the shooting took place in Half Moon Bay, California, where a gunman targeted his former co-workers, killing seven people.
Media reports further stated that those killed in the shooting included Chinese-American farm workers, while police arrested 67 suspects involved in the incident, who are said to be Chinese residents.
However, at least 11 people had been confirmed dead in a shooting near Monterey Park in Los Angeles, California, when the Chinese gathered to celebrate the start of the New Year.