The shooting spree in the northeastern city of Nakhon Ratchasima began late in the afternoon at an army barracks. The gunman also posted images of himself and wrote several posts on his Facebook page as the attack unfolded including "should I surrender?" and "no one can escape death."
The suspect, surnamed Zhou, had fired the gun as a threat, Hohhot police said on their account on the Twitter-like Weibo platform. Later that evening, officers "decisively shot and killed the suspect" before successfully removing the explosive devices from the hostages.
Concord police responded to a call about a fight outside a Dave and Buster's at Concord Mills mall on Saturday night, police said in a statement.
In a livestream of the church service, the gunman can be seen getting up from a pew and talking to someone at the back of the church before pulling out a gun and opening fire.
The officers were released from area hospitals Tuesday afternoon and are recovering, Hwang said. A 30-year-old corporal was shot in the arm and chest, and Hwang said the officer’s ballistic vest likely saved his life.
The attack took place in the small town of Grantsville, on the outskirts of state capital Salt Lake City. "Officers arrived, they did clear the residence and were able to locate the four deceased," said Grantsville police officer Rhonda Fields.