The death toll in the Monterey Park, California mass shooting has climbed to 11 after a person succumbed to their injuries on Monday.

Huu Can Tran, 72, carried out the heinous shooting at Star Ballroom Dance Studio on Saturday before attempting to attack a second location shortly after. Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna said over 42 rounds from a high capacity handgun were found at the scene.

Tran died on Sunday from a self-inflicted gunshot after an hours-long standoff with police.

Initial speculation suggested that the shooting could have been racially motivated as it took place in a predominantly Asian neighborhood during the Chinese New Year. Authorities have since said they do not believe race was a factor in the shooting.

Tran attempted another attack at the nearby Lai Lai Ballroom but was thwarted by a patron before fleeing. Luna thanked the man for stepping into action.

"I'd like to take a second to also thank Mr. Brandon Tsay for his heroic action which saved countless lives. He's the hero that disarmed the suspect at the Alhambra location. And in my opinion, he saved many lives," he said during a press conference.

The sheriff also revealed that Tran was arrested in 1990 for unlawful possession of a firearm.

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