In california are responding to a shooting that has left several people injured in monterey park, located about eight miles (13km) east of los angeles. thousands of people had gathered in the city for the monterey park lunar new year festival when the incident occurred. it is not yet known how many people were shot or whether anyone has died.
Shooting took place on saturday night during the monterey park lunar new year festival. the annual event is a weekend-long celebration that has previously drawn crowds of more than 100,000 visitors. saturday night’s festivities were scheduled to end at 21:00 local time.
On social media showed a large police presence in the area as they responded to the shooting. it is not yet clear how or why the shooting occurred. this is a breaking story and will be updated soon.