Los Angeles--January 22, 2023--American Jewish Committee issued this statement after 10 people were killed and 10 injured following a mass shooting at a dance studio Saturday night in Monterey Park, Calif., about seven miles east of downtown Los Angeles:

"AJC is horrified that the celebration of the Lunar New Year was punctured by this senseless tragedy in Monterey Park. While the motive for the shootings remains unclear, our hearts go out to our friends and allies in Southern California’s Asian community."

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