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Lunar New Year shooting in Calif. follows near-record year of mass murder

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A stunning Saturday night mass shooting outside Los Angeles marked the nation’s fifth mass killing in the young new year — and was the deadliest since the Uvalde, Texas, elementary school massacre in May 2022.

An unidentified man opened fire at a ballroom dance studio in the Asian-American enclave of Monterey Park following the first night of Lunar New Year celebrations in the San Gabriel Valley city of about 60,000.

Ten people were killed and at least 10 others were injured in the carnage, officials said. It was not immediately clear if the slaughter was random, targeted or motivated by hate.

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