WATCH: Update on deadly mass shooting during Lunar New Year celebration in California
MONTEREY PARK, CA. (KKTV) - On Monday, city and state officials provided an update on Saturday’s deadly mass shooting in which 11 people were killed while celebrating Lunar New Year at a ballroom dance club located in the Los Angeles area.
Investigators say the suspected gunman, 72-year-old Huu Can Tran, was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a van on Sunday. According to law enforcement, Tran fled in the vehicle after people stopped his attempt at a second shooting Saturday night.
Police say 11 people were killed and another 10 were injured in the mass shooting that happened at the Star Ballroom Dance Studio in Monterey Park during a two-day Lunar New Year celebration to ring in the Year of the Rabbit.
Investigators say they’re still searching for a motive.
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