Yining Xie, a 58-year-old man of Chinese descent, was fatally shot on Friday, Nov. 16, at the China Press, 2121 West Mission Road in Alhambra, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
The Alhambra Police received a call around 9:38 a.m. that Xie, chairman and founder of the daily China Press or Qiao Bao (Overseas Chinese Press) newspaper in Alhambra, had been shot in his office.
He was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:40 a.m., according to coroner’s records. The cause of death was listed as gunshot wounds to the head and torso.
Investigators believe the shooting was motivated by a workplace dispute between Xie and one of the paper's employees, Zhong Qi Chen, 59, a Chinese national who lives in El Monte, said Sgt. Steve Carr.
Chen was arrested at the office on suspicion of murder the day of the ...