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Former 'America's Next Top Model' Director ID'd As Glassell Park Shooting Victim

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A reality TV director was identified as the fatal victim of a Glassell Park home-invasion shooting that happened the day before Thanksgiving.

James Marcus Howe, 42, and his wife had both been shot by a gunman posing as a salesman on the morning of Nov. 27, according to the Los Angeles Times. Howe's wife opened the door when the gunman knocked and another man and woman forced their way inside the house. After a struggle, one of the suspects shot and killed Howe and his wife was seriously injured.

Police are in search of the three suspects and are also looking for a dark-colored 2000 model Ford Mustang they believed was used during the crime, reported KTLA. Los Angeles police Deputy Chief Jose Perez told the Los Angeles Times that the shooting seemed to be random with no motives involved.

Howe was a former assistant director on America's Next Top Model and A Shot At Love With Tila Tequila. The couple, along with their six-year-old son, had moved to the house just over the summer, reported Highland Park-Mount Washington Patch.