California mass shooting: Multiple people killed and wounded

A minimum of 10 folks have died following a taking pictures at a ballroom in California on Sunday, throughout a Lunar New 12 months celebration that attracted hundreds. The gunman fired on a crowd of individuals within the California metropolis of Monterey Park, injuring at the very least 10 others. A few of whom are in important situation. Native police described the suspect, who was nonetheless on the run as of Sunday night, as an “Asian male”. Monterey Park — about 13km east of Los Angeles — is residence to a big Asian group. “At the moment, our very preliminary description is a person of Asian descent,” Sheriff Robert Luna stated at a information convention, suggesting he was between the age of 30 and 50.Nevertheless, he stated investigators had acquired “totally different descriptions of 1 suspect” from survivors and witnesses to this point. The sheriff couldn’t rule out that the assault was racially motivated when questioned by reporters.“We don’t know if that is particularly a hate crime outlined by regulation,” he added, “however who walks right into a dance corridor and weapons down 20 folks?”Luna detailed that 5 males and 5 ladies died on the scene, whereas the injured had been in circumstances starting from “secure to important”. Captain Andrew Meyer of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Division stated folks had been “pouring out of the placement screaming” when officers arrived on the venue round 10:30 p.m. native time. Euronews journalists are engaged on the story and can replace as extra data is available in.