Man Arrested In Double Murder Of A CSUN Student And Another Man
The 24-year-old man suspected in the double murder of his ex-girlfriend and another man in Winnetka was arrested on Tuesday.
LAPD Officer Tony Im told LAist that Brian Anthony Gonzales, who's also known as Brian Hammond, was being transported to a jail facility to be booked and processed this morning. Gonzales was taken into custody at 9 a.m. today, and earlier was on a southbound bus that left from Los Angeles, officials told KABC.
Police had responded to a report of an assault with a deadly weapon on Sunday around 4:20 p.m. at an apartment located in the 7600 block of Oso Avenue. LAPD officers said in a preliminary investigation that the female victim called 9-1-1 and reported that her ex-boyfriend was at her home with a gun. When they arrived, they found a woman and a man dead from gunshot wounds.
The L.A. County Coroner's Office identified the male victim as 24-year-old Jerrad Scott of La Mesa in San Diego County, but have not identified the other victim yet. However, neighbor Lisa Lyons told NBC Los Angeles the female victim was 22-year-old Emily Ana Fox, a CSUN student.
Lyons said that at the time of the incident she heard screaming, and when she opened her door, "I didn't see my neighbor but saw the tail end of someone running toward the elevator."
She added that she heard eight gunshots "in rapid succession" ring out.
Fox was a college student hoping to get into law enforcement, according to Lyons.