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Redding, Calif., Police Shoot 12 Dead People, Many More Wounded

Redding, Calif., Police Shoot 12 Dead People, Many More Wounded

‘So many bodies scattered everywhere’: Shocking scene where 25 sheriff’s recruits were hit while running through a residential neighbourhood in California

Inmates were among the injured people, and the sheriff’s office has apologized after initially blaming the mayhem on a gang war.

In this undated image taken from video, Sheriff’s Capt. Ron Rogers talks to the press outside the town hall of the town of Redding, Calif., after the shooting on Sunday, May 13, 2014.

A crowd stands in front of a memorial in Redding, Ca., Thursday, May 15, 2014 where police have found a dozen or so dead people, and many more wounded. Authorities say the shooting took place as sheriff’s recruits were being transported to a training session. AP

A crowd stands in front of a memorial in Redding, Calif., Thursday, May 15, 2014 where police have found a dozen or so dead people, and many more wounded. Authorities say the shooting taken place as sheriff’s recruits were being transported to a training session. AP

A crowd stands in front of a memorial in Redding, Calif., Thursday, May 15, 2014 where police have found a dozen or so dead people, and many more wounded. Authorities say the shooting took place as sheriff’s recruits were being transported to a training session. AP

In this undated image taken from video, Sheriff’s Capt. Ron Rogers, center, talks with the press outside the town hall of the town of Redding, Calif., after the shooting on Sunday, May 13, 2014.

A crowd stands in front of a memorial in Redding, Calif., Thursday, May 15, 2014 where police have found a dozen or so dead people, and many more wounded. Authorities say the shooting taken place as sheriff’s recruits were being transported to a training session. AP

Police cars line up in front of the Redding town hall where the shooting occurred. (AP)

Family and friends gather to lay flowers at the memorial

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