Mass shooting in Monterey Park kills 10, suspected Gunman confirmed dead

CALIFORNIA – Los Angeles sheriff’s department has reported that there were at least 10 deaths and 10 injuries from a mass shooting on Saturday night in Monterey Park.

In the area of Garvey and Garfield avenues, LASD Sgt. Bob Boese said that they are investigating into a shooting.

Reportedly after shooting himself, the shooting suspect was discovered dead in a white pickup truck in Torrance, according to the authorities. reported that the shooting was reported at approximately 10:22 p.m. in the 100 block of W. Garvey Avenue, LASD reported after an event was held to celebrate Lunar New Year.

During a press conference on Sunday, Chief Robert Luna of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department revealed that only five of the ten victims were men and five were women.

The victims’ ages are estimated to be between 50 and 60.

The gunman was identified as 72-year-old Huu Can Tran.

According to Capt. Andrew Meyer of the LASD Homicide Bureau, during a press conference early on Sunday, when police arrived on the site on Saturday, they discovered several persons fleeing from a dance hall.

People were running out of the ballroom screaming, according to Meyer, and numerous victims were found in the parking lot when police got on the scene at about 10:30 p.m.

On Sunday, Luna published images of the alleged perpetrator of the shooting.

At least 10 people were pronounced dead at the scene and another 10 were transported to local hospitals in various conditions, ranging from stable to critical.


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