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Suspect identified in Mass shooting at Star ballroom dance club in Monterey Park

The incident happened in Monterey Park where thousands of people had earlier gathered for a Lunar New Year event.



Update: SWAT has entered the van believed to be linked to the Monterey Park mass shooting suspect. A man has been found dead inside the van.

A law enforcement source says SWAT has surrounded a white van believed to have the Monterey Park suspect inside. The suspect apparently shot himself and dead.

Torrance Police SWAT surround a vehicle (white Van) w/ suspect from last nights Monterey park shooting that killed 10 people. Witness tells us at least 1 bullet hole in window and body slouched over in driver seat.


On Saturday January 21, 2023 at 10:22 PM the suspect male/adult/Asian pictured above was involved in a shooting. Investigators have identified him as a Homicide suspect and he should be considered armed and dangerous. Contact LASD Homicide with any information at 323-890-5000.

The male suspect in the Monterey Park mass shooting is still at large. The suspect is described as an Asian man between the ages of 30 and 50. The injured are in ranging conditions from stable to critical, officials says.

5 females, 5 male victims are dead.


According to Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna, the two occurrences may be connected. A group of individuals grabbed a gun away from an armed guy at a dance studio in Alhambra, California, shortly after the shooting that occurred in Monterey Park on Saturday.

Weapon recovered from 2nd scene in Alhambra. Luna declines to specify weapon recovered at this time.

Luna claimed that the Alhambra event took place “within 20 to 30 minutes” before the horrific massacre at Monterey Park.


The gun that was taken from the man in Alhambra was taken by the sheriff’s office. When asked if it could have been the weapon used in the attack in Monterey Park, Luna said, “It could have been, but we don’t know yet.”

The sheriff also said that witnesses at the scene of the Alhambra shooting told him that the gunman ran away in a white van.

“That person went away. Now, some people who live in that area are saying that they saw a white cargo van. We don’t know yet, though, if it has anything to do with it. At this point, that white van should be an interesting one. Again, detectives are looking at more than one place and more than one clue “Luna said.


According to source, who tell FOX3 that it seems the shooter is a member, and this was a domestic dispute that turned into a mass shooting at Star ballroom dance club in Monterey Park. It was caused by a woman’s husband that shoot up the place. It was not a hate crime.

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Homicide investigators are continuing their investigation into the circumstances regarding a mass shooting in the city of Monterey Park.

On Saturday, January 21, 2023, at approximately 10:22 pm, officers from the Monterey Park Police Department responded to a business in the 100 block of West Garvey Avenue in the city of Monterey Park regarding a shots fired call.


When officers arrived at the location, they observed numerous victims and patrons in the parking lot of the business. Additional officers made entry into the business and located numerous gunshot victims. Monterey Park Fire Department responded to the scene and treated the injured. They pronounced ten of the victims deceased at the scene.

There were at least ten additional victims transported to numerous local hospitals. They are listed in various conditions from stable to critical.

The suspect fled the scene and remains outstanding.

LASD Homicide is working closely with the Monterey Park Police Department, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, the FBI Los Angeles Field Office and numerous other law enforcement agencies.


Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Or if you prefer to remain anonymous you can call crime stoppers at 800-222-8477.

Both the suspect’s motive and identity remain unknown at this time.

According to Captain Andrew Meyer of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the motive of the suspect in the mass shooting that took place in Monterey Park, California, and resulted in the deaths of at least ten people is currently unknown.


At a press conference, Meyer did not offer any description of the person who was suspected of the crime.

The only thing they are claiming is that a man arrived here last night at at 10:22 p.m. and started firing.

Meyer informed the reporters, “All I can tell you is that it was a firearm that was used,” but he did not disclose any details on the sort of weapon that was used.



Lockdowns in the area of Chandler have been lifted, subjects detained

5 Chandler schools on lockdown after report of armed man



Chandler Police have subjects detained. Lockdowns in the area have been lifted. There are no threats to the public.

Police were working on an active police incident near the area of Arizona Ave & Chandler Bl.

There are numerous police units in the area; please use caution & stay out of the area.


Statement from Chandler High School and Galveston to Families:

Out of an abundance of caution, Chandler Police have put CHS and Galveston on modified lockdowns due to a police investigation in the area. All students are safe. This matter does not involve our schools. We will communicate again once police have advised us to lift the lockdowns. Please do not come to the school. Teaching and learning do continue. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

This is an isolated incident, and there is no threat to the public.


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