Police had been attending a taking pictures in Monterey Park, California with a number of casualities on Saturday evening, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing a regulation enforcement supply.
The taking pictures came about after 10 p.m. (0600 GMT) across the location of a Chinese Lunar New Year celebration held in Monterey Park, the newspaper mentioned.
It was not clear how many individuals had been injured or killed, or if the suspect was nonetheless at giant.
Tens of 1000’s of individuals had attended the pageant earlier within the day.
Footage posted on social media confirmed emergency employees treating casualties on the scene and police guarding cordoned- off streets.
The LA Times quoted the proprietor of a close-by restaurant as saying that individuals who sought shelter in his property instructed him there was a person with a machine gun within the space.
Seung Won Choi instructed the newspaper that he believed the taking pictures came about at a dance membership.
Monterey Park is a metropolis in Los Angeles county, round 7 miles (11 km) from downtown Los Angeles.
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