On the edge of the Chinese New Year celebrations
At least 9 dead after shooting in Los Angeles
At least nine people have been shot dead during a Chinese New Year celebration in Los Angeles. That’s what the police say.
Published: 22 minutes ago
Updated: 7 minutes ago
Nine people were shot dead during a Chinese New Year celebration in the Los Angeles area. The crime happened on Saturday evening (local time) in Monterey Park, an eastern suburb of the metropolis, as the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office announced on Twitter.
According to media reports, numerous people were injured by gunshots. According to eyewitnesses, a man shot himself with an automatic rifle.
According to a report by the Los Angeles Times, it was still unclear whether there had been any arrests. The owner of a restaurant near the crime scene said three people ran into his place and asked him to lock the door. They said the shooter carried so much ammunition that he could reload over and over again. (SDA/zis)