Mass shooting in California: Police seek motive after 10 killed, 7 hospitalized in latest mass killing

The hunt for a gunman who killed 10 people at a ballroom dance club during Lunar New Year celebrations ended Sunday when authorities found him dead of a self-inflicted gunshot

wound inside the van in which he fled after a second shooting was thwarted. Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna identified the man as 72-year-old Huu Can

Tran and said no other suspects were at large. Speaking at an evening news conference, Luna said the motive for the attack remained unclear. Ten people were also wounded, seven of

whom were still in the hospital. Luna did not have the exact ages of the victims but said they all appeared to be over 50. Start the day smarter. Get all

the news you need in your inbox each morning. The sheriff added that the suspect was carrying what he described as a semi-automatic pistol with an extended

magazine, and a second handgun was discovered in the van where Tran was found dead. 'Could have been much worse': Monterey Park gunman disarmed by 'heroes' at

second dance studio, sheriff says What happened in Monterey Park shooting The shooting took place Saturday

night at the Star Ballroom Dance Studio in Monterey Park, a predominantly Asian American community. Officers arrived within three minutes of receiving the call,

Monterey Park Police Chief Scott Wiese said. Officers found carnage inside the club and people trying to flee through all the doors. “When they came into the

parking lot, it was chaos,” Wiese said.