Photos: Multiple people shot at church in Laguna Woods

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SANTA ANA, CALIF. - MAY, 2022. Buddhist monks lead prayers during a vigil for victims of the coronavirus, held on Tuesday night, May 17, 2022, at Viet Heritage House and Garden in Santa Ana.d. About 30 members of the Vietnamese - American community joined the vigil, which marked more than 1 million Americans dead from COVID-19. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Buddhist monks lead prayers during a vigil at the Viet Heritage House and Garden in Santa Ana. marking 1 million lives lost to the coronavirus, and victims of the Buffalo, NY and Laguna Woods shootings. (Luis Sinco)

A gunman attacked a lunch banquet at a Taiwanese church in Laguna Woods, killing one person and wounding five others Sunday before congregants tackled him, hogtied him with an extension cord and grabbed his two weapons, authorities said.

Officials pray around former pastor Billy Chang, center, as he tries to hold back his emotions
Officials pray around former pastor Billy Chang, center, as he tries to hold back his emotions after speaking during a vigil at Christ Our Redeemer Church in Irvine on Monday. Chang helped subdue the shooter. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Worshippers listen to speakers and pray during a vigil at Christ Our Redeemer Church in Irvine Monday.
Worshippers listen to speakers and pray during a vigil at Christ Our Redeemer Church in Irvine Monday. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Former pastor Billy Chang, right, who helped subdue the shooter, tries to hold back his emotions as K.C. Liu offers support
Former pastor Billy Chang, right, who helped subdue the shooter, tries to hold back his emotions as K.C. Liu offers support after speaking during a vigil at Christ Our Redeemer Church in Irvine Monday. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
A photo of Dr. John Cheng, a 52-year-old victim who was killed in Sunday's shooting at Geneva Presbyterian Church.
A photo of Dr. John Cheng, a 52-year-old victim who was killed in Sunday's shooting at Geneva Presbyterian Church. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
Samuel Nganga, an eyewitness to the shooting, who has worked at the church for 10 years, arrives to work in Laguna Woods.
Samuel Nganga, an eyewitness to the shooting, who has worked at the church for 10 years, arrives to work in Laguna Woods. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)
A grief counselor comforts a parishioner after a shooting Sunday at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods.
A grief counselor comforts a parishioner after a shooting Sunday at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times)
An Orange County sheriff's deputy unspooling yellow police tape
An Orange County sheriff's deputy sets up a perimeter around the Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Two people holding flower bouquets while walking
Laguna Woods residents Hector Gomez, 21, left, and Jodie Poblete, 30, bring flowers to the church on Sunday. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
An officer and dog inspecting the church grounds
An Orange County sheriff's deputy and a bomb-sniffing dog check outside the church on Sunday. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Officials hold a press conference in front of Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods
LAGUNA WOODS, CA - MAY 15: Officials hold a press conference in front of Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods where a gunman killed one person and injured five others on Sunday, May 15, 2022. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times) (Myung J. Chun/Los Angeles Times)
A sheriff's deputy standing beside a vehicle outside the church
An Orange County sheriff's deputy stands watch outside Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
A sheriff's vehicle driving past yellow police tape
A gunman killed one person and injured five others at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods on Sunday. (Myung J. Chun / Los Angeles Times)
A paramedic helping a woman with an ambulance in the background
A firefighter paramedic assists a woman outside the church on Sunday. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

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