'Could have been much worse': Monterey Park gunman disarmed by 'heroes' at second dance studio, sheriff says

Two brave community members disarmed the Monterey Park, California, mass shooting suspect at a second dance studio after the deadly rampage and prevented further carnage,

authorities said Sunday evening. What to know: About 20 to 30 minutes after the suspected gunman killed 10 people at Star Ballroom Dance Studio in Monterey

Park, California, 72-year-old Huu Can Tran entered Lai Lai Ballroom & Dance Studio in Alhambra, California, with a gun and likely intending to shoot again, according to Los

Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna. Two individuals at Lai Lai wrestled the firearm from the suspect, and he fled in a white van, according to Luna. What police

say: Tran was discovered in a white van in the nearby town of Torrance, California, where authorities found him dead of a self-inflicted gunshot. The two individuals who

disarmed the gunman prevented additional carnage, Luna said. "He was disarmed by two community members who I consider heroes because they saved lives. This could have been much

worse."  Start the day smarter. Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning. Still unknown: Authorities have yet to discover a possible motive

for the violence, including whether the shooting could have been a hate crime. "We want to know how something this awful can happen," Luna said. LIVE UPDATES:

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