Man Accused In Orange County Church Shooting Faces Murder Charge

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Memorial for man killed in shooting at an Orange County church
Flowers, cards and a photo of Dr. John Cheng are seen outside his office in Aliso Viejo, California, May 16, 2022. - Cheng, 52, a family and sports medicine doctor was killed protecting others when a gunman opened fire at church services he was attending in nearby Laguna Woods, California on May 15, 2022. Cheng charged the gunman in a bid to bring him to the ground, allowing others to hogtie him, but was fatally hit by the gunfire. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images) (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Suspect Charged With Murder With Special Circumstance In Orange County Church Shooting

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