California shooter kills 10 at dance club on Lunar New Year, suspect found dead

Published on Jan 23, 2023 04:53 PM IST
  • The massacre was the nation’s fifth mass killing this month. It was also the deadliest attack since May 24, when 21 people were killed in an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.
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A 72-year-old gunman killed 10 people at a Los Angeles-area ballroom dance club during Lunar New Year celebrations. He shot himself dead as police moved in to arrest him, the local sheriff said. (Getty Images via AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 23, 2023 04:53 PM IST

A 72-year-old gunman killed 10 people at a Los Angeles-area ballroom dance club during Lunar New Year celebrations. He shot himself dead as police moved in to arrest him, the local sheriff said. (Getty Images via AFP)

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna on Monday said the reasons behind the massacre carried out by Huu Can Tran on January 22 night remained elusive. (Getty Images via AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 23, 2023 04:53 PM IST

Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna on Monday said the reasons behind the massacre carried out by Huu Can Tran on January 22 night remained elusive. (Getty Images via AFP)

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The suspect was found on January 22, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a van in which authorities say he fled after people thwarted his attempt at a second shooting on January 21 night. (Getty Images via AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 23, 2023 04:53 PM IST

The suspect was found on January 22, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a van in which authorities say he fled after people thwarted his attempt at a second shooting on January 21 night. (Getty Images via AFP)

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Officials worked into Monday trying to identify the 10 people he killed on Saturday night at the Star Ballroom Dance Studio in Monterey Park, about 7 miles (11 km) east of downtown Los Angeles. (Getty Images via AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 23, 2023 04:53 PM IST

Officials worked into Monday trying to identify the 10 people he killed on Saturday night at the Star Ballroom Dance Studio in Monterey Park, about 7 miles (11 km) east of downtown Los Angeles. (Getty Images via AFP)

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Another 10 people were wounded and seven remained hospitalized until late Sunday. (Getty Images via AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Another 10 people were wounded and seven remained hospitalized until late Sunday. (Getty Images via AFP)

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The gunman tried to carry out another shooting at a separate club just minutes after the first one on January 22 night, but authorities said two bystanders wrestled the man's weapon away from him before any shots could be fired. He fled that scene. (Getty Images via AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 23, 2023 04:53 PM IST

The gunman tried to carry out another shooting at a separate club just minutes after the first one on January 22 night, but authorities said two bystanders wrestled the man's weapon away from him before any shots could be fired. He fled that scene. (Getty Images via AFP)

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Witnesses said he had shot indiscriminately, and appeared to have a lot of ammunition. (AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Witnesses said he had shot indiscriminately, and appeared to have a lot of ammunition. (AFP)

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Five men and five women were killed, most in their 50s or 60s, police said, with around 10 others injured. (Getty Images via AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 23, 2023 04:53 PM IST

Five men and five women were killed, most in their 50s or 60s, police said, with around 10 others injured. (Getty Images via AFP)

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