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Survivors of Monterey Park shooting, residents attend rally

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A memorial service was held overnight at Monterey Park City Hall for the victims of Monday’s dance studio shooting. 11 peopleSome who survived the attack were there, reunited with other survivors for the first time since the massacre.

Daniel Hsiu said he was lucky to survive. He watched his friends die in a hail of gunfire.

When he closed his eyes, he said he could still see scenes of shooting, blood, and people running.

“My memory doesn’t fade,” Shu said.

The shooting, which injured nine people, shocked the city’s large Asian-American community, but they continue to recover. Tristan Cabral, who grew up in his park in Monterey, called it “Holy Land.” Having immigrated to the city from the Philippines with his family at an early age, he said his love of Monterey, a haven that welcomes Asian immigrants like his family to the city, has grown since the weekend’s tragedy. Said it was.

s name 11 people killed He was released by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office on Tuesday. He is between the ages of 57 and 76.

Among the dead is 72-year-old Ming Ma, who managed the Star Ballroom Dance Studio. Her grandmother, Diana Tom, 70, also died. Her family said she “loved dancing.” The 65-year-old Ms. My Nhan also passed away. Her loved ones said her smile was warm and her kindness was contagious.

Liran Lee, 63 years old. Mr. Xiujuan Yu, 57 years old. Muoi Ung, 67 years old. Hongying Jian, 62 years old. Kaohsiung 72 years old. Chia Yau, 76 years old. Valentino Alvero, 68 years old. Wen Yu, 64, was also killed in the shooting.

Investigators have identified the suspect as 72-year-old Huu Can Tran. A search of his home after the attack found a rifle and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.

police recovered 42 shell casing At the scene of a shooting that took place as people were celebrating Chinese New Year.

The motive for the attack remains unknown.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Southern California, Organized the Fund for Shooting Victims, a legal aid and civil rights organization.

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Written by Natalia Chi

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