EXCLUSIVE: Video shows police takedown of Half Moon Bay shootings suspect

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Tuesday, January 24, 2023
EXCLUSIVE: Video shows police arresting suspect in HMB shootings
Video shows the moment police arrested the suspect who allegedly fatally shot seven people in Half Moon Bay on Monday.

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (KGO) -- Exclusive ABC7 News video shows the moment police took down the man believed to be the gunman in shootings that killed seven people and critically injured another at two farms in Half Moon Bay on Monday.

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The suspect has been identified by the San Mateo County sheriff as 67-year-old Chunli Zhao.

ABC7 News confirmed that the suspect was an employee at one of the mushroom farms where the shooting took place, and all victims were co-workers.

Zhao was arrested after being found in his vehicle in the parking lot of the Sheriff's Office Half Moon Bay police substation. He was taken into custody without incident and a weapon was located in his vehicle, the sheriff said. Zhao is believed to have acted alone.

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