US: Six killed in hair salon shooting

SIX people were killed and three wounded in a shooting at a hairdressing salon in the Southern California city of Seal Beach, police said tonight.

Sgt Steve Bowles told KCAL-TV six were confirmed dead and the other three victims were in a critical condition after the afternoon shooting.

Police arrested a man in a traffic stop half a mile from the shooting scene and multiple weapons were seized.

The shooting happened in a cluster of small businesses on Pacific Coast Highway in the community south east of Los Angeles.