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Posted on: January 17, 2023

[ARCHIVED] City of Monterey Park Announces the Cancellation of Today’s Lunar New Year Festival

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Monterey Park, Calif. – January 22, 2023 – The City of Monterey Park is saddened to announce that there was a shooting incident that occurred at 122 West Garvey in the City of Monterey Park late on Saturday, January 21. The City expresses condolences to the individuals, families, and friends who were injured in this tragic incident. 

 Even though the incident did not occur at the 2023 Lunar New Year Festival, an active investigation is currently underway and the area near and around the festival is affected. As a precaution and for the safety of everyone, the City regrets to announce the cancellation of the second day of the festival, which was scheduled for today, Sunday, January 22.

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(626) 307-1255

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