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Philip Chau
  • Death date
  • Jan. 6, 2010

Philip Chau, 21

Philip Chau, a 21-year-old Asian man, was shot and killed Wednesday, Jan. 6, in the 2600 block of Earle Avenue in Rosemead, authorities said.

Chau was shot about 12:03 a.m. in what Sheriff's officials are calling a possible murder-suicide. He was found with an unidentified Asian woman in her twenties who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The location where Philip Chau was shot.

Chau was taken to the hospital where he died at 1:09 a.m., according to coroner's officials.

Sheriff's officials said the two were dating, and KTLA News is reporting the two had been on a ski trip earlier in the day.

KTLA has more on the killing: Young Couple Found Shot to Death in Rosemead

-- Anthony Pesce

Photo: The location where Philip Chau was shot.. Credit: Sarah Ardalani / Los Angeles Times

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