California shooting suspect could face death penalty, prosecutors say

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “California shooting suspect could face death penalty, prosecutors say” – below is their description.

Accused of opening fire on a Taiwanese church congregation in southern California, David Chou, 68, has been charged with murder, attempted murder and possession of destructive devices, and may also face hate crime charges. Chou, who is being held without bail and may face the death penalty, had wanted to “execute in cold blood as many people in that room as possible”, a prosecutor announcing charges said on May 18. The shooting killed Dr John Cheng, 52, and wounded five others on May 15, 2022.

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