California Gun Laws Failed Again in Less than a Week

Fresno, Calif.-(Ammoland.com)- For the second time in less than a week, the Nation's most stringent gun laws in California have failed to protect its citizens.

Just before 8 p.m. on Sunday night, around 40 people were gathered at a home watching football at a party in Fresno, CA, when at least two gunmen entered the residence's backyard on foot and opened fired into the crowd standing outside. The shooters managed to hit ten of the people, killing four men and wounding six others. Three of the four killed died at the scene of the crime. One victim died at the Community Regional Medical Center.

All the victims were Asian adult men. There were women and children in attendance at the party, but the killers did not shoot anyone besides the adult males. All the victims were between the ages of 23 and 40.

“Thank God that no kids were hurt,” said Fresno Police Deputy Chief Michael Reid while speaking to reporters.

The suspects managed to flee the scene before the police arrived. Police have not been able to determine the getaway car or the exact numbers of suspects. They are going door-to-door, seeking out information and surveillance footage of the crime to try to identify the number of suspects and the getaway car.

Deputy Chief Reid believes that the shooting was unlikely to be a random act of violence. He thinks the attackers targeted the party or someone at the party. They do not believe the attack to be gang-related but also do not have a motive. They also noted that there is no history of any disturbances at the residence.

“My heart goes out to the families that are victims of this senseless violence,” Reid said the press conference. “We are going to do everything we can to find out who the perpetrators are and bring them to justice.”

Police do not know much about what led up to the shooting. They are asking for the publics' help. Police are urging anyone with information should come forward and speak with them.

“What we do know is that this was a gathering, a family and friend gathering in the backyard,” Lt. Bill Dooley, a spokesman for the Fresno Police Department, told reporters during the press conference. “Everyone was watching football this evening when unknown suspects approached the residence, snuck into the backyard, and opened fire.”

At least two of the victims shot were famous Hmong singers. Xyy Lee died at the scene, and JN Vang underwent surgery for the injuries he sustained in the attack. Lee's videos have garnered over 17 million views on YouTube. The Hmong are an ethnic group that originated in the mountainous region of East and Southeast Asian. Many immigrated to California after the Vietnam War.

On Monday morning, agents from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives field office in San Francisco responded to the scene. The agents are assisting local authorities in the investigation into the shooting.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call Fresno PD at 559-621-7000.


About John CrumpJohn Crump

John is an NRA instructor and a constitutional activist. He is the former CEO of Veritas Firearms, LLC and is the co-host of The Patriot News Podcast which can be found at www.blogtalkradio.com/patriotnews. John has written extensively on the patriot movement including 3%'ers, Oath Keepers, and Militias. In addition to the Patriot movement, John has written about firearms, interviewed people of all walks of life, and on the Constitution. John lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and sons and is currently working on a book on leftist deplatforming methods and can be followed on Twitter at @crumpyss, on Facebook at realjohncrump, or at www.crumpy.com.

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StWayne
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StWayne

Laws will never save anyone from anything. By their very nature they are reactive verses proactive. It’s like trying to call 911 during the commission of a crime, instead of doing what’s necessary to protect yourself. And lo, you will never stop a Democrat from believing that they have the answers to all of humankind’s problems because they see themselves as your god, if only you would but bow before them. Dean Weingarten just wrote an excellent article on this. I posted on it regarding the basic differences in how Democrats and Republicans see themselves. Once you come to terms… Read more »

mlhtd51
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mlhtd51

Is this Another Shooting STAGED by the DEMONRATS so they can Push their Gun Confiscation??

MICHAEL J
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MICHAEL J

This was an execution and no law will ever stop carnage such as this. Politicians and bureaucrats will pile on some more useless restrictions for the law abiding because they cannot reason that a deterent is the only way to reduce these types of invasions. Police always show up late, they can’t be counted on and before the emotional outrage fades, politicians and bureaucrats will strip away what rights we have left to make it easier for this to happen again.

Finnky
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Finnky

@MJ – Another pistol shooting used to justify AWB. Such senseless politics. I am always grateful for criminal incompetence. While I guess shooter must have had some skill shooting into a crowd an managing to hit only men (no women or children) – we can only guess as to whether the victims were all intended targets. Even accounting for use of a pistol and high survivability of GSW – it seems like a semi-competent shooter could have killed far more people if that was the intent. Possibly the four deceased (or even the three who died on scene) were the… Read more »

joefoam
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joefoam

Another example of the politicians failing the public. They are too ignorant or too busy pandering for votes to address the real problem. Violent criminal behavior kills people, not the implements used.

Wild Bill
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Wild Bill

@joe, and there is another part to the situation, too. All politicians refuse to admit that they can not come up with solutions for real problems. So they create fake problems to blab about, to distract the public, and to pretend to solve.
All we need do is elect a congress that will go back to the Constitution.

willyd
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willyd

Wild Bill; How true, in politics they don’t come up with solutions only make shift LIP SERVICE, which has been going on for years!!!!! This also proves that if the persons that do this kind of crime set their minds to do they will do it regardless of any bumbling bureaucratic law that does nothing to correct the problem other than taking away the rights of the law abiding citizens, but keep their security personal on to protect themselves!

Whatzit
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Whatzit

Laws do not prevent crime. Law only illuminates crime. Only force (guns in the hands of lots of good people) and lots of it prevents crime.

Deplorable Bill
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Deplorable Bill

Some of the worst, treasonous, criminal, anti gun laws in America and this still happened. What is the answer? More laws, stricter laws? It’s doubtful that these shooters know any laws about firearms. The shooters MANAGED TO GET AWAY BEFORE THE POLICE SHOWED UP! Does that surprises anyone on this planet? The only possible first responders there were disarmed under commieforinacation law. By communist californiacation law; most of the people are denied their GOD given, constitutionally protected rights of self defense and to keep and bare arms. So, by default, those who legislate, judge or enforce treasonous laws are as… Read more »

Tionico
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Tionico

This is in Fresno COunty, which, as of a year or so ago at least, was pretty much a “shall issue” county much like Tulare, Mariposa, San Joaquín, its neighbouring counties. Thus unless any were “disabled” from possession of arms, any and all of the adults COULD have had their Mother May I Cards. This is common in this part of Central California. I do not knw the Hmong culture, whether they are ones who would think to defend themselves. I DO know that, had they had access to arms back in their native Cambodia, when the genocide was ongoing… Read more »

Deplorable Bill
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Deplorable Bill

The way I understand it is the governor has installed magazine bans, assault rifle bans, home built bans etc Anyone who has a firearm that can hold more than 10 rounds is banned. Any firearm that is CAPABLE of having a magazine that can hold more than 10 rounds is banned. Are different counties able to make up their own laws?

Will
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Will

Sounds like it might be contract killings. Esp.if the shooters were Asian too.

macdog
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macdog

Possible gang hit?—- The state of Californicated where the gangs and illegals have better weaponry than the law abiding citizenry and LEO, thanks to the likes of the “Honorable Screwsom Newsom” and his Californication Communist Party. Gun control works right Screwsom.

Tionico
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Tionico

any solid basis for your jump to drug dealings? IN that part of Califormia that “bidniss” seems mostly to be under the umbrella of the narcotraficantes from the south……. I am not aware of the asians running drugs in that part of the state.