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Roommate: No warning signs before deadly church attack

Attack happened in Orange County
California Church Shooting
Posted at 7:05 AM, May 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-18 20:21:58-04

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP)  — Prosecutors are calling the man charged in a deadly California church shooting a crafty monster but his Las Vegas roommate says he seemed to be kind and generous: if it wasn't all just an act.

David Chou is charged with murder and attempted murder in Sunday's attack at a Taiwanese church in Orange County. He didn't enter a plea Tuesday and his arraignment was continued to June.

Authorities say Chou, driven by political hatred against Taiwan, apparently chose the church at random. His roommate says Chou would share his food, didn't discuss politics and proclaimed himself a Christian.