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station. >> just running. didn't wait to look at the guy. >> trying to outrun bullets, four people died in shooting for morning meeting of ups drivers in san francisco. while 3,000 miles away gun fire on a ball field in virginia aimed at lawmakers. tonight a united stand against acts of violence. >> thanks for joining us, ama daetz. >> and i'm dan ashley. developing news on the shooting in san francisco. four people are dead, including the gunman, identified as jimmy lam. police recovered two firearms from the scene. one an assault pistol murder weapon. not act of terror. 46-year-old michael lefiti, wayne chan 56 and benson louie
of san francisco. katie marzullo. >> new information about the gunman tonight? >> reporter: i do. first i want to show you a memorial here that continues to grow for the victims of this shooting. not long ago a group came and lit these candles here. union official does say the victims in morning meeting and earlier tonight at shooter's san francisco apartment. his neighbors are shocked. >> it's too close to home. and such a tragedy. >> reporter: judy lives on 4th avenue across the street from the man identified as ups shooter, jimmy lam. >> he seemed normal, not like irritated or agitated. >> reporter: neighbors didn't know lam by name but stood outs but of ups uniform. smoking cigarettes, talking on the phone or hanging out by car,
black sports car. hours after the shooting saw police at house. >> multiple officers with boxes and bringing out a lot of stuff. >> male named jimmy lam. >> teamster's official said lam filed a grievance in march saying working excessive overtime and asked for relieved but source said he was in the angry. sources tell abc7 he had mental problems and estranged from his wife. others said he had children. >> kept to himself. didn't associate with other drivers. >> reporter: worked with lam for over ten years. >> never heard anything about him other than had friction with management. >> reporter: investigators not sure if targeted victims or shooting at random. abc7 news. started at 9 this morning in
potrero hill, ended with police having fired no shots. >> about seven shots. >> marvin was getting ready for the morning meeting at facility when the gunman opened fire. >> right behind me. six or seven shots inside and at least five to six outside. i was just running. >> sky 7 shows employees evacuated as police went inside. >> team located suspect, still armed with assault pistol. put the gun to his head and discharged a weapon. >> shot five people. three died, two treated and released from the hospital. mayor believes would have been more victims if not for quick response by police. >> these are things they train for and want to continue giving them support to prevent these kinds of tragedies from happening. >> city will provide health and trauma counsels to employees.
>> the three victims being mourned tonight, at ups facility, friends and loved ones bringing flowers, notes and candles to a growing memorial. melanie. >> reporter: it's difficult to imagine what it will be like for employees returning to work following this tragedy. some have sat down candles and flowers. tonight one of the victims is being remembered as a gentle giant with a tremendous heart. 46-year-old mike lefiti was a father who just celebrated his wedding anniversary yesterday. >> i don't want to -- >> reporter: cousin watched as first responders attempted to resuscitate him this morning. at ups to pick up cousin from work. told him he loved him. >> i got to touch him, couldn't hug him. pushed me away.
>> reporter: tonight coworkers are grieving. >> trying to do their job and support their families and now don't get to do that. just because one guy couldn't handle it. >> reporter: many people stopped by the vigil at diamond heights safeway on lefiti's signed a card. rest in peace. always hold a place in my heart. >> kindest guy we knew. >> always think going to see a guy tomorrow and never know. >> reporter: one of several victims taken too soon. abc7 news. san francisco giants held a moment of silence for victims of ups shooting and shooting at congressional baseball practice in virginia. most deliveries were canceled
today because of the shooting. sent this note to customers citing emergency situation that's caused delays. first sent out a push alert minutes after this shooting this morning. download the abc7 news app for free. shocking violence on east coast as well. lawmakers targeted by gunman. president trump and melania visited senator injured in the attack. >> reporter: learning more about james t. hodgkinson who's life apparently starting to unravel. >> believe living out of vehicle. >> reporter: wife says headed to virginia without work. looking at social media, including a cartoon critical of congressman steve scalise. just before the shooting began,
congressman approached by stranger believed to be hodgkinson. >> asked if the team practicing was democrat or republican. i told him republican. okay thanks. >> reporter: gun duck behind trees. >> no arms, just bats. >> others scurrying to the dugout. >> not only chaotic but combat situation. >> reporter: ten-year-old son on the field. members tried to protect him in the dugout. >> had 25 dads. everybody out there looking out for him not just me. >> partisanship cast aside in shared grief. >> united in shock and anguish, attack on one of us is attack on all of us. >> reporter: and in a show of determination, that
congressional baseball game being played for charity will continue tomorrow undeterred with notable change. republicans and democrats all wearing the same jersey, lsu, in honor of congressman scalise. abc7 news. special counsel robert mueller is now investigating president trump for obstruction of justice. had been focused on russian collusion in the election and now widened to investigate president trump's conduct following the firing of fbi director james comey. contra costa county is looking for a new d.a. entered a no contest plea. instead of jail time, community service and three years on probation and not allowed to hold office in that time. said illegally spent $66,000 of
campaign money on personal items and lied about it on filings with the state. >> nobody is more remorseful or sorry for his conduct than mark peterson. >> has until friday to put himself into jail to begin probation. out of the frying pan, into the fire. >> spencer talking about serious heat coming our way. >> excessive heat watch beginning from for all areas except the immediate coastline. accuweather forecast is coming up. and desperate efforts to escape this high rise inferno in london also ahead. the stage is set we're going to have a look at how the warriors plan to host 1.5 million closest friends. that's not correct video there. we apologize. jimmy kimmel live.
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we have developing news out of london where an apartment complex is still burning more than 24 hours after it started. so far 12 people confirmed dead. projected to rise the toll once they get inside. >> two members of my family live in there. by the time we got out, less than five minutes, half the building on fire. could see people waving and screaming from the windows. >> video shows people using bed sheets to try to climb out of 24 story window. and one amazing report says a woman dropped baby ten stories. bystander ran over and caught the baby below. >> after the shootings, you can imagine the tension of this, false report of shots fired sent base into lockdown in active shooter drill. warned everyone to shelter in
place. military police swarmed the area where somebody thought they heard fun -- >> that was the alert. report was unfounded. bay area concert tradition for past 30 years gone silent. neil young announced no longer host the bridge school benefit concert. this is video from 2001. helps children with speech and physical impairments. young based his decision on personal reasons. we are less than 12 hours away from the warriors victory parade through downtown oakland. more than a million fans expected to be there. >> reporter: setup under way for hours for the warriors victory parade and rally. lot of work already done. big screen set up. chairs out. people setting out barricades
and public coming by lake merritt to check it out. lot of excitement from everyone involved. even the officers excited to be here. security as well. ba barricades to keep the public safe tomorrow. starts at 10:00 and you can stay with abc7 coverage. we have our warriors playbook, prepping for coverage and all really excited. abc7 news. >> it's going to be great. follow the same route as 2015. start at broadway and 11th, head to the western edge of mcmerritt near harrison and grant and wind to the convention center for the bill rally. abc news will have live coverage, calling it dub nation celebration. coverage will begin shortly before it begins. tune in. for a complete guide on everything you need to know about tomorrow's parade including how to go there, go to
our website, abc7news.com. how toasty will it be at parade? >> good question. spencer is tracking that for us. >> going to be toasty in the week ahead. excessive heat is mainly inland area. using antioch as indicator how toasty it will be inland. average this time of the year is 86, tomorrow's high is 90. then next days, ranging from 100 to 104. including on sunday, father's day. very hot in antioch and all of our inland areas and warm in other locations as well. look at live doppler 7. clear skies and cool to mild conditions around the bay area right now. look outside from rooftop camera at abc7. embarcadero under clear skies. low 60s, 54 at half moon
view look westward from emeryville. napa is 62. 57 in novato but warm in some inland locations and 61 in livermore. this is the abc7 exploratorium camera. looking at portion of san francisco. summer-like warming continues tomorrow, excessive heat by weekend and triple digit high temperatures in the areas. ov overnight clear and pleasant. early morning hours. highs range from 70s and 60s on the coast. 79 at santa cruz. to upper 70s and low 80s around the bay. north bay, 89 at santa
san jose, high of 44. parade conditions downtown oakland as dub nation celebration gets under way. 10:00, sunny and mild. 66 degrees, rising to about 76. next few days, friday see excessive heat watch again with high temperatures in upper 90s. saturday even warmer. five to 15 degrees higher than average. sunday, father's day, 10 to 20 degrees above average and ranging 100 to 104. upper 70s to near 80s on the coast. accuweather seven-day forecast. sunny skies all the way through. heat wave that will last at least five days. don't see any marine layer forming to put a dent in this heat wave. can hope. because can pose health hazards. >> definitely. >> for sure. toaster is taking this
a diehard warriors fan said he received a private invitation to the parade thanks to his toaster. ronnie reyes with autographed toaster. says that klay thompson who signed the toaster invited him to ride on a float in victory parade. >> get yourself an appliance. >> good for him. that's awesome. >> just a few hours. >> might as well stay. start the coverage right now. >> we'll do it facebook live. stay up all night with us. >> shame on you. warriors players are talking about sticking together. what about management? key member of the brain trust
brought instant credibility and great basketball mind. i'm sure clippers owner offered a boat load of cash. chance to stay home in l.a. and new challenge. face it, not much to do with the warriors. keep all the star players, set for years to come. chance for dynasty and if he can fix the clippers, will be even more of a god-like figure in l.a. if possible. draymond green exited himself to l.a. to be on "jimmy kimmel live" as soon as we're done. asked for reports that draymond was drunkest at warriors victory party. >> if you say that everybody will believe it. >> so it's true? >> say steph your reaction will be, not steph. say draymond, yeah for sure.
definitely. i'm an easy target. >> not steph. draymond for sure. of course. yes. he's right. warriors have been a nice diversion from the giants season. giants have drifted back down last place in the national league west. johnny cueto on the hill not enjoying mike moustakas's hankering for kale. hits to the veggie garden. 3-0 kc. here that goes. cueto in shock. gave up five runs on ten hits. jason hammel allows one run. giants swinging with toothpicks this season. in colorado tomorrow. a's and marlins, collision course. matt joyce and yonder
joyce left with strong. no-no last start in miami. so a's up 3-0. marcell ozuna homered again. gossett allowed seven runs and marlins won 11-6. a's home against the yankees tomorrow. great coverage starts now. >> turn on the facebook? >> let's go. >> the facebook? love it. >> and the twitter. >> the tweet machine i believe. >> all right. abc7 news continues now online, on twitter, the facebook and all your mobile devices with abc7 news app. >> so