The Chinese Lunar New Year celebration is one of the largest Lunar New Year events in the region. Thousands of people gathered on Saturday in this two-day festival.
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America Of Los Angeles During the celebration of Lunar New Year, the accused who fired indiscriminately on people committed suicide by shooting himself. The name of the person is being told as Hu Can Tran, who was 72 years old. Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna said that police had located a van and when officers arrived, the suspect inside the van shot himself and committed suicide. 10 people were killed in this firing.
Captain Andrew Meyer of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department said the injured were taken to hospitals. He said that when officers arrived at the scene, people were running out screaming. He said officers went to the dance ballroom and firefighters treated the injured. He said it was too early to say whether the gunman knew anyone in the ballroom. He told that it is not yet known whether it was a hate crime or not. This is the fifth incident of mass murder in America.
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A man was also roaming around with a machine gun – eyewitnesses
About 60 thousand people live in Monterey Park. It is about 16 kilometers away from the city of Los Angeles. Owner of The Clam House Seafood Barbecue Restaurant near Monterey Park Seung Won Choi told that three people reached his restaurant and asked to close the door. He told that a man with a machine gun was also roaming in the area. The shooter had several rounds of ammunition.
The shooting happened near the place where thousands of people attended the Lunar New Year celebrations. Saturday marked the beginning of a two-day celebration, which is one of the largest Lunar New Year events in Southern California.