The shooting occurred on Lunar New Year’s Eve about seven miles east of downtown Los Angeles.
Luna said it was too early to tell whether the festival was connected to the shooting.
What to know about mass shootings FAQ How do we define a mass shooting?
Mass shootings are defined as a shooting with four or more people killed — not including the shooter — in a public location with firearms, as defined by the Congressional Research Service .
The project reports that more than 80% of mass shooters were in a notable crisis prior to the shooting.
In 2020, mass shootings were far less frequent during the COVID-19 pandemic, as schools, offices and churches shut down.
In 2018, 12 people were killed during a mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks. »