California gunman found dead in van after killing 10 in Chinese New Year mass shooting | US News

The suspected gunman who killed 10 people in a Chinese New Year mass shooting in California has been found dead.

At around 1.10pm (9.10pm UK time) officers searching for a suspect found a body in the driver’s seat of the van.

And at a news conference, Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna confirmed the body was that of the gunman.

Police were searching for a suspect after a gun attack at a ballroom dance studio in Monterey Park, just east of Los Angeles, at around 10.20pm (6.20pm UK time) on Saturday night.

At least 10 other people were injured during the incident and were taken to hospital for treatment in critical to stable condition.

Videos posted online showed officers cordoning off the area, firefighters tending to injured people and victims being loaded into ambulances on stretchers.

Tens of thousands of people gathered in the city for the two-day festival, considered one of the largest Lunar New Year celebrations in the region.



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