California police seek motive behind shooting at Asian dance hall

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By Tim Reid MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (Reuters) -California investigators scrambled on Monday to discover why a 72-year-old gunman killed 10 people in Los Angeles-area dance hall popular with older patrons of Asian descent before fatally shooting himself hours later. The massacre, which took place on the Lunar New Year, one of the most festive events on the calendar for many Asians, was carried out on Saturday night by a man identified by police as Huu Can Tran, 72. Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna said on Sunday that “everything is on the table” in terms of motive for the shooting, which al…

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