SILVER LAKE (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say a 21-year-old man fatally attacked his former boss with a hammer Thursday at a business in Silver Lake.
The victim was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead, authorities said.READ MORE: No. 5 UCLA Beats Colorado 73-61 In Pac-12 Opener
Authorities initially said the altercation involved the victim, also in his early 20s, and a former co-worker.
The suspect was an employee where the attack took place, according to police. Officials said on Thursday evening that the victim was the suspect’s former boss.READ MORE: Costa Mesa Woman Ekatarina Zharkova Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Over $300,000 In Retail Items
The suspect has been taken into custody, officials said.
The attack occurred about 1:45 p.m. in the 4200 block of Burns Avenue, officials said. The site was described as an apartment complex under construction.
Officials did not know what sparked the altercation.MORE NEWS: Chargers Running back Austin Ekeler Gives Back To The Community
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