Los Angeles deputy city attorney, among the three dead in possible murder-suicide

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The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office has identified one of its employees as one of the three people found dead in a suspected murder-suicide on Wednesday morning.

The body of the Deputy City Attorney, and Eric Lertzman and his wife and their adult son were found at their home in the suburb of Northridge, authorities said.

The Los Angeles police department arrived at the home just after 9 a.m. in response to reports of a shooting. Inside, they found a man in his 60s, a woman in her 50s and a man in his 20s, LAPD Officer Mike Lopez told Fox News.

They are also doing better, with two guns, ” he said.


A woman in her 20s, fled the home through a bathroom window and ran to a neighbor’s house where she called police, Lopez said. She was not injured.

One neighbor told KTLA-TV that the woman went to the house in a pair of pyjamas, and her father ran to her.

She said: “My father was a shot at me, and my mom and my brother were still inside,” John Demos, told the station.

The police did not have a name Lertzman, if one of the person who has died, but the Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer, later identified Lertzman, if the man is in what he called a “terrible tragedy.” He had been with the office since 2005.

“As long as we search for answers as to how this could be done, and we grieve for the victims, and to cover it, which left our love in this time of unbearable loss,” Feuer said in a statement. “Of course, we take care of the members of the City Attorney, the Family with the necessary guidance and support.”


Neither Feuer’s office nor the police department has determined that both the mother and the son. It was not clear what led to the shooting, Lopez said. The police told the news the department does not have a record of a history in the house.

The investigation is ongoing and no suspects are being sought, Lopez said.

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