Yuba City Shooting Stemmed from Domestic Dispute

YUBA CITY, Calif. (AP) – Police say a shooting in Northern California that claimed two women’s lives and left a third wounded stemmed from a domestic dispute. Yuba City police spokeswoman Shawna Pavey says the gunman, 53-year-old Steven George Williams, opened fire with a handgun on Tuesday afternoon after arguing with his sister-in-law, 58-year-old Janis Lyn Williams. Williams and 53-year-old Kimberly Ann Yancey died. A third woman, who has not been identified, suffered a gunshot wound. She is expected to survive. Another woman and two children in the home were able to escape without injuries. Police say Williams was shot by an officer after he was seen running from the home with a handgun and refused to surrender. According to police, Williams lived in the home with Janis Williams. The two other victims lived in a separate residence connected to the home.

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