Man kills self after shooting at Chinese consulate in LA, police say

Tuesday, August 01, 2017 03:15PM
A man in his 60s fired a gun outside the Chinese consulate in Los Angeles and then fatally shot himself, police said.


KOREATOWN, LOS ANGELES - A man in his 60s who fired a gun outside the Chinese consulate in Los Angeles apparently then fatally shot himself, police said.

Police were called to Shatto Place and 4th Street around 6:10 a.m. on a report of a shooting.

Officers said a man in a vehicle had apparently fired at the Chinese consulate on Shatto Place.

Officers tried to contact him, but soon determined he was dead inside his own vehicle of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the torso.

No other injuries were reported.

The man's identity has not been released.
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