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Man in retreat shooting to be charged

April 14, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
The man accused of opening fire at a Temecula-area religious retreat is expected to be charged on Tuesday.The shooting left one woman dead and three people injured.

Investigators said John Chong, a volunteer who lives at the Kkottongnae Retreat Camp, was disarmed and injured in a fight after he allegedly tried to attack a second couple at the retreat last week.

The 69-year-old was transferred from a hospital to the jail ward at Riverside County Regional Medical Center on Monday.

Chong was booked on one count of murder and three counts of attempted murder.

Bail is set at $1 million.


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