A 72 year old man who opened fire at a California dance venue during the Lunar New Year celebration died from suicide after the police surrounded his vehicle. The shooting left 10 people and 10 injured.
Huu Can Tran, shot indiscriminately with a semi-automatic weapon as the locals were celebrating Lunar New Year. According to Captain Andrew Meyers of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, officers responded to emergency calls around 10.20 p.m. on Saturday.
Tens of thousands of people had gathered for the two day Lunar New Year festival that is said to be the largest festival in Southern California. Due to this incident, the second day of the festival on Sunday was cancelled.
The US President tweeted that he and his wife Jill were praying for those killed and that the situation is being monitored closely.