An 11th victim has died from injuries sustained during the mass shooting in Monterey Park on Saturday, ABC 7 reports. The shooting, which occurred an hour after Lunar New Year celebrations that night, has now killed 11 and left at least nine injured.
“Our heroic staff at LAC+USC Medical Center have worked tirelessly to care for the four victims entrusted to our care,” the medical center said in the statement, according to NBC. “Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, we are saddened to share that one of the victims has succumbed to their extensive injuries. We want to express our deepest sympathies to their families and loved ones.”
According to USA Today, two of the victims have been identified as 65-year-old My Nhan (顏美美) and 63-year-old Lilian Li. Nhan’s family described her as a loving aunt, sister, daughter and friend who loved to dance.
“She spent so many years going to the dance studio in Monterey Park on weekends. It’s what she loved to do. But unfairly, Saturday was her last dance,” a statement said, according to USA Today.
On Sunday evening, authorities confirmed that the suspected shooter, 72-year-old Huu Can Tran, was found dead in a van in Torrance after a manhunt on Sunday afternoon.
Vigils are currently being planned for victims across the country.
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