A man has been accused of killing four people during a Southern California shooting, but a judge ruled Friday that he is incompetent to stand trial due to his head injury suffered in a shootout with cops, so now the case is suspended indefinitely.

Attorney of Aminadab Gaxiola Gonzalez, who was shot in the head, said earlier that his client might not be able to understand the charges against him, reported Fox News.

At the hearing, Gonzalez neither spoke nor showed any reaction to the court proceedings. Every medical expert who has evaluated the 45-year-old has concluded that he is incompetent to help his attorneys because of "deficits" caused by the wound, said the Orange County district attorney’s office.

The Orange County district attorney’s office said in a statement that Gonzalez will now be evaluated by medical professionals who will "assist the court to determine his future placement and medical treatment plan in an effort to restore his competency." Meanwhile, he will continue to be kept in a lockdown facility, the statement added.

Orange County Superior Court Judge Cheri Pham said that whatever is happening now is beyond everyone’s control, according to The Orange County Register.

Raquel Ramirez Quiroz, the aunt of one of the victims, said that they are struggling with the system, and yet there is nothing that they can do. She called it a nightmare, and hopes this moves faster as the delayed justice is tearing her family apart. Elisa Griego, who spoke on behalf of Karla Tovar, the wife of one of those killed in the massing shooting, said that they need justice soon and they don’t want to "wait years for this person to feel better.”

In connection with the killings of Matthew Farias, Leticia Solis Guzman, Luis Tovar and Jenevieve Raygoza, Gonzalez is charged with four counts of murder and is also is charged with the attempted murder of Farias’ mom, Blanca Ismeralda Tamayo, and for allegedly shooting at two officers who were not hurt.

A motive for the mass shooting that happened on March 31 is yet to be revealed. However, the prosecutors have indicated it is believed to have stemmed from a business and personal relationship between the accused and the victims.

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