Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang's Remarks on Shooting Incident at the Premise of the Chinese Consulate-General in Los Angeles

Q: It is reported that on the early morning of August 1, local time, an unknown gunman of Asian origin fired multiple gunshots outside the Chinese Consulate-General in Los Angeles. Can you confirm this information?

A: At about 6 a.m. local time on August 1, an unidentified man opened fire outside Chinese Consulate-General in Los Angeles and no one of the Consulate was killed or injured.

The Chinese side takes this incident seriously and has already made serious representations with the United States. China requires the United States to solve the case as soon as possible and take concrete and effective measures to ensure the security of the Chinese diplomatic missions, institutes and personnel in the United States.