April 29 local time, 27 early morning, Los Angeles, California, the United States shooting incident, resulting in 2 deaths and 1 injury, the suspect was later shot dead on the spot. Among the dead was a 42-year-old Chinese, U.S. media reported.
The suspect drove a white Jeep three times and fired three times, lasting about 30 minutes, according to local los Angeles local media KTLA. One person was killed and one wounded in the first two shootings, and a 42-year-old Chinese man named Mingzhi Zhu was killed in the third.
According to Los Angeles police, Zhu Mingzhi was parked at the intersection waiting for a red light, the gunman stopped next to him and fired several shots into the car, resulting in his tragic death. Reported that Zhu Mingzhi came to South Pasadena from China five years ago, has been married and has two young children.
A fundraising website has been set up to seek help for his family. Uber said in a statement that Zhu Mingzhi, an Uber driver, was on his way to pick up a customer. Uber condemned the “heartbreaking” shooting and said “our hearts go out to the dead and their loved ones.”
After the incident, the Chinese Consulate General in Los Angeles confirmed the death of a Chinese citizen and issued a security alert that recent shootings in the United States, the security situation is very serious, discrimination and violent crime incidents occur from time to time, Asians from time to time become victims.
The Consulate General expressed its condolences to the families of the victims, condemned the shooting, which resulted in the death and injury of innocent civilians, expressed its grave concern to the United States and urged the United States to effectively protect the safety of Chinese citizens in the United States.