Four Chinese farmworkers shot dead in Bay area – less than 48 hours after LA Lunar New Year shooting

Moment suspect in fatal shooting of SEVEN Chinese farm workers in the San Francisco Bay area is arrested – less than 48 hours after Monterey Park shooting near Los Angeles claimed 11 lives

  • Police in California have arrested Zhao Chunli, 67, at a home in San Mateo County
  • The farm workers were discovered at two separate locations in unincorporated Half Moon Bay: four at one, and three at another
  • The shooting comes less than 48 hours after Huu Can Tran, 72, shot and killed 11 people celebrating Lunar New Year in Monterey Park, near Los Angeles 

Seven Chinese farm workers have been shot and killed in the San Francisco Bay area, with the 67-year-old suspect, Zhao Chunli, arrested shortly after.

The shootings took place at two separate locations in Half Moon Bay, with four shot at one site and three at another.

Dramatic footage from ABC News shows the moment Zhao was taken into custody, in a house estate in San Mateo County.

The killings come less than 48 hours after 72-year-old Huu Can Tran shot and killed 11 people celebrating Lunar New Year in Monterey Park, near Los Angeles

Zhao Chunli, 67, is pictured on Monday afternoon as he is arrested by San Mateo County officials

Zhao Chunli, 67, is pictured on Monday afternoon as he is arrested by San Mateo County officials

Police in the Half Moon Bay area are seen approaching the suspected killer on Monday afternoon

Police in the Half Moon Bay area are seen approaching the suspected killer on Monday afternoon

They grab Zhao by the hand, and wrestle him to the ground

They grab Zhao by the hand, and wrestle him to the ground

Zhao is seen being restrained and searched, before he is handcuffed and put in the police car

Zhao is seen being restrained and searched, before he is handcuffed and put in the police car

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