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What we know about the victims of the Monterey Park shooting

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At least 11 people were killed and nine injured. shooting incident that Rocked the streets of Monterey Parknear Los Angeles, weekend.

The attack took place Saturday night inside a dance studio where an event was being held to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Officers were dispatched to the scene after receiving a call about a shooting at the Star Ballroom Dance Studio around 10 p.m. Pacific time, police said. Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna said at a press conference on Sunday that five women and five men were killed. The 11th victim, described by the Los Angeles County coroner as a woman in her 70s, died in hospital on Monday.

The names of four of the victims, three female and one male, were confirmed Monday by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office. They were identified as 65-year-old My Nhan. Liran Lee, 63 years old. Mr. Xiujuan Yu, 57 years old. Valentino Alvero, 68 years old.

The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles said Albero was a US citizen of Filipino descent. statement.

Two of the other women who died were in their 60s, one was in his 50s, and the men were in their 60s and 70s. According to eyewitnesses, one of those killed was the owner of Star Ballroom Dance Studio. CBS Los Angeles reported.

Jennifer Liu told CBS News that both her parents, Nancy and Jeff Liu, were among the victims of the shooting. said on Twitter Her parents were “panicked and separated.” Nancy Liu, 62, was shot dead and Jeff Liu was taken to hospital with injuries, but he has been discharged, she said.

Four of the injured were taken to the Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, the hospital said. One of his patients later died. A 73-year-old woman was discharged Monday afternoon, the medical center said. One of the victims was in critical condition as of Monday morning, and the other was “recovering,” the hospital said.

After the shooter left the scene, officials said he drove to another venue called the Lailai Ballroom in the city of Alhambra, just a few miles from Monterey Park. He entered the Alhambra dance studio with a semi-automatic rifle about 20 to 30 minutes after the shooting in Turned out to be Brandon Tsai Wrestled a gun from him.

suspected shooter He was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a white van on Sunday.

Authorities investigate scene where gunman opened fire at ballroom dance studio
A woman and girl lay flowers at a memorial commemorating the 10 people killed in the January 22, 2023, shooting in Monterey Park, California.

Jason Almond/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images



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