24 May 2014

Seven dead in Santa Barbara shootings

11:17 pm on 24 May 2014

United States police say a drive-by shooting in the Californian city of Santa Barbara has left seven people dead.

The shootings took place near a student campus belonging to the University of California-Santa Barbara, the BBC reports.

The suspected gunman is among the dead.

University officials and the police issued alerts calling on people in the area to stay indoors.