As previously reported, a mass shooting unfolded in Monterey Park, California. Ten people were killed and countless others injured by a lone gunman at the Star Dance Studio during a Lunar New Year celebration. Now, it’s being reported that the gunman is now dead.


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Huu Can Tran, 72, was identified as the shooter and was confirmed to be deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police found the gunman’s body in a white van parked in Torrance, a half hour from Monterey Park.

Even though it was speculated that the shooting was a hate crime, no motive for the shooting has been determined. Police have been given a search warrant to go into Tran’s residence.

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The Monterey Park tragedy is the 33rd mass shooting in the country this year, prompting lawmakers to create new legislation to curb this consistent gun violence.