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10 killed in California city park shooting

Ten people have been killed following a shooting at a business premises in the Californian city of Monterey Park.

Police say 10 people are injured and the suspect remains at large.

The incident happened at about 22:20 local time on Saturday.

Thousands of people had earlier gathered in the city for the Monterey Park for Lunar New Year festival.

Officials also revealed there was an “incident” in Alhambra and police were investigating to see if there was a connection to the Monterey Park shooting about two miles away.

BBC reports that, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said the suspect in the shooting is a male.

Owner of a nearby seafood restaurant, Seung Choi informed the Los Angeles Times that three people rushed into his restaurant with a semiautomatic gun.

Writing by Chinasa Ossai; Editing by Julian Osamoto & Adeniyi Bakare