Monterey Park suspect is the oldest known mass shooter in the United States | app

LOS ANGELES — The gunman who opened fire Saturday at a Monterey Park ballroom and killed 11 people is the oldest person to carry out such an attack in the United States, according to research.

The fatal shooting was as gruesome as it was rare.

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