HARBOR (CBSLA.com) — Detectives with the the LAPD’s Harbor division are investigating an apparent murder-suicide.
Around 8 a.m. Thursday, citizens in the area of Gaffey Street and 36th Street, discovered a male and female deceased inside of a van parked at the scenic overlook.READ MORE: LAPD Motorcycle Officer Taken To Hospital After Crash
Detectives believe the suspect shot the female victim once and then turned the gun on himself.
Los Angeles Fire Department Paramedics responded and pronounced the man and woman both dead at scene.READ MORE: LA City Council Gives Preliminary OK To $5 Hazard Pay For Grocery Store Workers
The victim is a 43-year-old Latina. Her name was withheld pending notification of her next of kin.
The suspect is described as a Latino. His name is also withheld pending notification of his family.MORE NEWS: 23-Year-Old Charged With Molesting Woman in Santa Ana Store
Anyone with information is asked to contact Harbor Area Homicide Investigators, Officer Romulo or Detective Maffei at (310) 726-7880, or (310) 726-7882.