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California Farm Where Four Were Murdered Had Another Shooting Last Year

HeadlineJan 27, 2023

In California, the 66-year-old farmworker charged with killing seven co-workers Monday at two mushroom farms told a Bay Area TV station he “wasn’t in his right mind” on the day of the shootings. In a jailhouse interview with KNTV, Chunli Zhao said he was bullied and forced to work long hours on the farms and that his complaints went ignored. The farm where Zhao killed four of his victims had a separate shooting last summer. In that altercation, one manager was charged with attempting to murder another manager, after he fired a bullet into the man’s trailer. The bullet went on to strike the mobile home of one of the workers who was killed in Monday’s mass shooting.

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