LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — A woman has died after a double shooting that led to a standoff in Long Beach, authorities said Thursday.
Long Beach police say officers in the area of Santa Fe Avenue and West 19th Street heard shots at about 6:30 p.m., and after a search, found a man and a woman with gunshot wounds in the 1600 block of West 19th Street.READ MORE: Los Angeles County Gas Prices Hit New 2021 High
They were taken to the hospital in critical condition, and police determined the shooter was inside a home. The suspect refused to come out, but later surrendered to police. He has been identified as Jesus Romero, 46, of Long Beach.
A woman who also lived in the home was also taken into custody, according to police. She was later released and not booked.READ MORE: Hart High School Investigating Threat Scrawled In Campus Restroom
The woman was later pronounced dead at a hospital. She has been identified as 63-year-old Raquel Bramasco DeDavila of Long Beach.
The man was treated for a non-life-threatening injury. Police say they seized a firearm believed to have been used in the shooting.
Neighbors say the couple had gone to the complex to collect rent. A preliminary investigation of the shooting suggests there was a long-term, ongoing personal dispute between Romero and the victims, according to police.MORE NEWS: 16-Year-Old Ricardo Ramirez Shot To Death On Compton Street
Romero was arrested on suspicion of one count of murder and one count of attempted murder and is being held on $2 million bail.