Man who fired gun, killed himself outside Chinese consulate identified — LAPD

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The man who fired multiple gunshots outside the Consulate General of China in Los Angeles Tuesday morning before killing himself has been identified as 62-year-old Larry Xin Zhang.
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Staff from the Coroners office remove the body from the front of the Chinese Consulate (R) after a man of Chinese descent fired several shots at the consulate building then committed suicide near its entrance, in Los Angeles, California, on August 1, 2017. 

The man who fired multiple gunshots outside the Consulate General of China in Los Angeles Tuesday morning, before killing himself, has been identified as 62-year-old Larry Xin Zhang, according to Los Angeles Police department.

Investigators believe this was an isolated incident, they announced during in a news release on Thursday evening.

The shooting, reported about 6:00 a.m.(1300 GMT) on Tuesday, did not result in any other injuries. The man was found dead in his vehicle parked 20 meters away from the consulate office building.

According to the LAPD, police officers removed the suspect from the vehicle, and the man had an apparent self-inflicted bullet wound on his chin.

The shooting resulted in six bullet holes on the building of the consulate, Xinhua reporters found. A witness at the scene said the gunman fired 17 bullets before killing himself in his car.

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