Q: The Chinese Consulate-General in Los Angeles was reportedly shot at. Please confirm and brief us on that.
A: An Unknown gunman shot at the Chinese Consulate-General in Los Angeles on the afternoon of December 15 local time. No one was injured. The Consulate-General has reported the case to the local police. The Chinese Embassy in the US and the Consulate-General in Los Angeles have made representations to the US side, requiring them to better ensure the safety of Chinese institutions and personnel in the US. The local police arrived at the scene immediately. With the suspect being arrested, the case is under trial.
Highly concerned about the incident, China urges the US side to solve the case as soon as possible and take concrete and effective measures to ensure the safety of Chinese diplomatic missions, institutions and personnel in the US.