Opinion | Behind the LA Times’ decision to run a controversial photo with its coverage of the mass shooting in Monterey Park

The front page of Monday’s Times featured a photo of the shooter dead in his van


On Monday, another person died as a result of the mass shooting over the weekend in Monterey Park, California. That raises the number of those killed to 11.

And we’re learning more about the shooter — 72-year-old Huu Can Tran, who shot and killed himself Sunday after being surrounded by police while in a white van in Torrance, about 30 miles from Monterey Park.

The Los Angeles Times’ coverage of the shooting has been superb.

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