Published: Oct 12, 2011 11:12 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 12, 2011 11:25 PM EDT

SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Southern California police are trying to determine the motive in a shooting that has killed six people and critically wounded three others in a hair salon in the city of Seal Beach.
    
Police Sgt. Steve Bowles says a man was taken into custody near the scene and investigators are trying to determine if he has a relationship to the salon or anyone there.
    
A witness to the Wednesday afternoon shooting described the man and officers detained him as he was driving away.
    
Bowles says it's not clear if the victims were employees or patrons, but he says the salon was busy.
    
He says some people escaped the business without harm.

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