LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A woman who authorities believe was shot dead by her brother at a San Gabriel apartment on Thursday morning was identified by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office on Saturday.
Coroner’s Lt. David Smith identified the woman as 32-year-old Tanaya Goins. She suffered a single gunshot wound, and was pronounced dead at the scene in the 5100 block of Rosemead Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.READ MORE: LOOK: Crash Leaves Gardener's Pickup Truck Stuck Between Hollywood Hills Garage And Wrought-Iron Fence
Deputies were called to the scene at 6:40 a.m., following a report of shots fired. In addition to Goins, they found a 13-year-old boy, believed to be her son, who had minor injuries.READ MORE: High Winds Returning To LA Area Thursday
About 14 hours later, Riverside County deputies arrested the woman’s brother, Johnny Goins, 31, at a mall in Moreno Valley, according to Los Angeles County Deputy Trina Schrader.
Officials have said they believe the killing was the result of a domestic dispute, and Johnny Goins was identified as a suspect. Following his arrest, he was turned over to Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials, Schrader said, to be booked for suspicion of murder.MORE NEWS: Shawn Smith, Suspect In Brianna Kupfer's Murder At Hancock Park Furniture Store, Arrested In Pasadena
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