In a tragic and shocking turn of events, a gunman opened fire at a Lunar New Year festival in Monterey Park, California, leaving at least 10 people dead and 10 others injured.
The California police have identified the gunman as a local resident, but his motive remains unclear.
The suspect was on the run for several hours before killing himself in a nearby town.
The Monterey Park shooting is the latest in a string of mass shootings in the US, and the Los Angeles Times has published an editorial saying that such horrific events have become all too familiar.
The victims of the shooting have not yet been publicly identified, and the investigation is ongoing.
The tragedy has shocked the local community, and people are mourning the loss of life.
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