Chief defends delay telling public of mass shooter at-large


              Vice President Kamala Harris, third from right, is greeted by Los Angeles County supervisor Hilda Solis, from left, Monterey Park Mayor Henry Lo, Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna, California Attorney General Rob Bonta and Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
            
              Vice President Kamala Harris lays flowers at a memorial set up outside Star Dance Studio in Monterey Park, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, to honor the victims killed in last week's mass shooting. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
            
              Vice President Kamala Harris visits a memorial set up outside Star Dance Studio in Monterey Park, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, to honor the victims killed in last week's mass shooting. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
            
              Vice President Kamala Harris visits a memorial set up outside Star Dance Studio in Monterey Park, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, to honor the victims killed in last week's mass shooting. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
            
              Vice President Kamala Harris talks to the media while visiting a memorial set up outside Star Dance Studio in Monterey Park, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, to honor the victims killed in last week's mass shooting. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
            
              Vice President Kamala Harris walks toward the media after laying flowers at a memorial set up outside Star Dance Studio in Monterey Park, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, to honor the victims killed in last week's mass shooting. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
            
              Vice President Kamala Harris visits a memorial set up outside Star Dance Studio in Monterey Park, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, to honor the victims killed in last week's mass shooting. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
            
              Vice President Kamala Harris visits a memorial set up outside Star Dance Studio in Monterey Park, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, to honor the victims killed in last week's mass shooting. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
            
              Vice President Kamala Harris visits a memorial set up outside Star Dance Studio in Monterey Park, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, to honor the victims killed in last week's mass shooting. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
            
              People pause near wooden hearts representing victims outside Monterey Park City Hall, blocks from the Star Ballroom Dance Studio on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in Monterey Park, Calif. A gunman killed multiple people at the ballroom dance studio late Saturday amid Lunar New Years celebrations in the predominantly Asian American community. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              A woman is emotional as she holds incense near a memorial outside the Star Ballroom Dance Studio on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in Monterey Park, Calif. A gunman killed multiple people at the ballroom dance studio late Saturday amid Lunar New Years celebrations in the predominantly Asian American community. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              People stand near a memorial outside the Star Ballroom Dance Studio on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in Monterey Park, Calif. A gunman killed multiple people at the ballroom dance studio late Saturday amid Lunar New Years celebrations in the predominantly Asian American community. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              Judy Man is emotional near a memorial outside Monterey Park City Hall, blocks from the Star Ballroom Dance Studio on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in Monterey Park, Calif. A gunman killed multiple people at the ballroom dance studio late Saturday amid Lunar New Years celebrations in the predominantly Asian American community. Man was a student at the dance studio but was not present at the shooting. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
            
              Gabriel Alexander plays a guitar and sings near a memorial outside the Star Ballroom Dance Studio on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, in Monterey Park, Calif. A gunman killed multiple people at the ballroom dance studio late Saturday amid Lunar New Years celebrations in the predominantly Asian American community. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Chief defends delay telling public of mass shooter at-large