Churchgoers hogtie gunman after 1 killed, 5 wounded at Laguna Woods church –
A gunman killed one person and wounded five others at a Taiwanese luncheon in a Laguna Woods church on Sunday,
then was tackled by churchgoers who hogtied his legs with extension cords, officials said.
The crowd also managed to take two handguns away from him, said Orange County Undersheriff Jeff Hallock.
“That group of churchgoers displayed what we believe is exceptional heroism and bravery,” Hallock said.
The five wounded – four of them critically – range in age from 66 to 92.
he man’s name was not released Sunday, but Hallock described him as Asian in his 60s,
and not believed to live in the area. Any connection to the church wasn’t known.
Dispatchers received a call of a shooting inside Geneva Presbyterian Church at 1:26 p.m., Sheriff’s officials said. The church is located at 24301 El Toro Road.