At least 10 killed in mass shooting in Los Angeles suburb

US police say a gunman has opened fire in a suburb of Los Angeles, California, leaving at least 10 people dead and 10 others wounded.

Police say the injured were taken to hospitals after the incident occurred in the city of Monterey Park after 10 p.m. on Saturday.

Details of the shooting remain unknown. But police say they are looking for the suspected shooter who fled the scene.

Local media say Monterey Park is home to a large Asian population. They add that many people had gathered in the city for a Lunar New Year festival.