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Alhambra police say father killed his son, woman and then himself

April 8, 2010 |  6:09 pm

A 25-year-old man fatally shot his 1-year-old son and a woman Thursday morning at an Alhambra home and then took his own life, authorities said.

Alhambra police said that, based on the crime scene, they believe the deaths were the result of a double-murder suicide.

Police officers had received a call of a possible suicide at the home in the 800 block of South Sierra Vista Avenue about 4:30 a.m. When officers entered the home, they found three bodies, Alhambra police Lt. Edith Lopez said.

Lopez said several other family members were inside the four-bedroom house at the time of the shooting, but they were unharmed. They alerted authorities to the shooting.

Coroner’s officials identified the apparent gunman as Angel Berrios Jr. The victims were Natasha Katherine Cobian, 23, and 1-year-old Angel Joseph Berrios.

--Richard Winton

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