US mass shooting suspect, 72, shoots himself while surrounded: Police

US mass shooting suspect, 72, shoots himself while surrounded: Police

Ten people died and at least 10 others were injured in a shooting at a dance club.

Los Angeles:

The man wanted over the mass shooting in Monterey Park, California over the Lunar New Year holiday has died, apparently by suicide, Los Angeles police said.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna said police were tracking a wanted truck and as officers approached, they heard a gunshot coming from inside the truck.

“The suspect suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound and is presumed dead at the scene,” said Luna.

The man’s name is Tran Huu Can, 72 years old.

“I can confirm that there are no prominent suspects in the mass shooting,” Luna said, adding that the motive for the attack that left 10 people dead remains unclear.

“The investigation is still ongoing. The Sheriff’s homicide detectives are working around the clock to gather more information and work to determine the motive behind this extremely tragic event.” , he said.

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