The Times podcast: A massacre in Monterey Park

Monterey Park massacre
A memorial at the Monterey Park Civic Center honors victims of Saturday night’s mass shooting.
(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

A gunman shot and killed 10 people just after a Lunar New Year celebration in Monterey Park, east of Los Angeles. This attack, one of California’s worst mass shootings in recent memory, is sparking concerns about public safety and conversations about anti-Asian hate… and renewing calls for gun control. Read the full transcript here.


Host: Gustavo Arellano

Guests: L.A. Times Asian American communities reporter Jeong Park

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