Police were involved in a stand-off with the man they believe was responsible for killing 10 people in a mass shooting during Lunar New Year celebrations in California, media reports said Sunday.
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.— Robert Luna (@LACoSheriff) January 22, 2023
Contact LASD Homicide with any information at 323-890-5000. pic.twitter.com/2gPUBBybvv
Aerial footage showed a white transit van hemmed in by two armored police vehicles, while a large number of police cars stood nearby in Torrance, south of Los Angeles.
The development came as Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department released images of the man they are looking for.
Monterey Park shooting suspect believed to be barricaded in van surrounded by law enforcement, authorities say. https://t.co/t2oULfYMRNpic.twitter.com/scUV4MPEHd— ABC7 News (@abc7newsbayarea) January 22, 2023
Images, apparently from surveillance cameras, show an Asian man wearing a beanie hat and glasses.
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