LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A 66-year-old man shot his neighbor to death early Saturday morning in the San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Valley Glen because his music was too loud, authorities said.
Onik Derhovansian has been arrested on suspicion of murder in the slaying of 35-year-old Eduard Avetisyan.READ MORE: As 49er Fans Descend Upon The Southland, Rams Fans Prep For NFC Championship
According to Los Angeles police, the shooting occurred at 2:40 a.m. Saturday at an apartment complex in the 6800 block of Coldwater Canyon Avenue.
The victim, Avetisyan, lived above Derhovansian and the two men had been in a “heated” dispute over loud music, police reported in a news release.READ MORE: Firefighters Discover Human Remains After Putting Out RV Fire In Wilmington
Derhovansian told Avetisyan to come down to his apartment, and when Avetisyan did, Derhovansian shot him several times, police said.
Officers arrived to find Avetisyan dead at the scene.
Derhovansian remained on scene and was arrested.MORE NEWS: 'Is He Alive? Is He Alright?' Family Left With Nothing But Questions After Ricky McGhee's Disappearance Weeks Ago
The exact details of the dispute which lead up to the killing were unclear.