Monterey Park Shooting: Coroner Identifies All 11 Fatal Victims

Each of the 11 lethal casualties in Saturday’s slaughter at the Star Formal Dance Studio in Monterey Park, Calif., have now been distinguished by the Los Angeles Region Dept. of Clinical Analyst Coroner. The mass shooting, which injured various different casualties, occurred just before the Lunar New Year, a significant occasion in different Asian people group.

Prior that day, a huge number of revelers had met up locally to partake in the festivals. Only minutes after the shooting frenzy at the Star, the shooter made a beeline for one more close by dance setting with his weapon, yet was nobly upset by a representative, Brandon Tsay, who police say forestalled extra passings.

They are:

  • My Nhan, 65, female
  • Lilian Li, 63, female
  • Xiujuan Yu, 57, female
  • Muoi Ung, 67, female
  • Hong Jian, 62, female
  • Diana Tom, 70, female
  • Yu Kao, 72, male
  • Chia Yau, 76, male
  • Valentino Alvero, 68, male
  • Wen Yu, 64, male
  • Ming Ma, 72, male

In the wake of being incapacitated at the subsequent studio, the shooter escaped. He was on the loose until noontime Sunday, when he was found dead of a self-caused discharge twisted in Torrance, around 30 miles from Monterey Park. He shot himself after specialists utilized reinforced vehicles to find the white van he was driving.

The shooter, recognized by police as Huu Can Tran, 72 was a Hemet, Calif., occupant who supposedly had been a benefactor of Star Dance Studio.

The thought process of the shooting stays obscure. Monterey Park has a populace of around 60,000 individuals, 65% of whom are Asian, per the 2020 statistics.

The New York Times reports that during the 1990s, the city professed to be the primary city in the mainland US where most of occupants were of Asian plunge.

Different GoFundMe pages have been sent off to assist with fund-raising for the casualties’ families.