As of Sunday morning, police said the shooter had not been found after killing 10 people at a Monterey Park dance club.
Dallas—After Deadly shooting in Los Angeles area After the Lunar New Year celebrations, North Texas police departments are responding to concerns about potential violence at local events.
As of 12:12pm Sunday, five divisions have issued statements to the WFAA.
Dallas Police Department (DPD)
The Dallas Police Department constantly monitors and shares information for potential threats to city events, groups and infrastructure. There are no confirmed threats at this time, but we will add patrols as needed as an additional precaution.
DPD is always available if a police presence or service call is required.
Grande Prairie PD:
It is our priority to ensure that residents and visitors feel safe on Grand Prairie. While we have no information linking yesterday’s California tragedy to the upcoming Lunar New Year events in Grand Prairie, we are increasing our footprint to ensure everyone is safe while enjoying the holidays.
We will continue to be vigilant and adjust our staffing as necessary.
Fort Worth police say there will be no public Lunar New Year events on Sunday. There was at least one event on Saturday to celebrate the holiday and no incidents were reported.
Plano Police have also informed the WFAA that there are no public Lunar New Year events in their area.
Note: This article will be updated as we receive further statements from other police departments in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
what happened in california?
In Monterey Park, Calif., 10 people were reported dead when a gunman opened fire at the Star Ballroom dance studio shortly after Lunar New Events ended in the area.
Authorities said another 10 people were injured in the shooting and were reported to be in a stable and critical condition as of Sunday morning.
Authorities also said another ballroom in the nearby Alhambra area was also targeted about 30 minutes after the first shot was fired. At a press conference, the Los Angeles County Sheriff wrestled with a man with a gun entering the Lailai Ballroom and holding the gun away from him.
It is not clear if the two shootings were related. No suspects in either shooting have been found.
https://www.wfaa.com/article/news/local/california-los-angeles-monterey-park-lunar-new-year-shooting-north-texas-dallas-fort-ft-worth-dfw-police-response-security-events/287-4b3ae1ef-f788-4533-83c8-9932d7e2dd19 California shooting: DFW police step up security at LNY event