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3 dead in apparent murder-suicide in La Puente

November 23, 2011 |  3:24 pm

169165.ME.1123.shooting.1.GMFThe shooting deaths of three adults in a La Puente home was an apparent murder-suicide, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies said Wednesday.

Deputies found the bodies of two men and a woman in the home in the 700 block of Sierra Vista Court. All were in their 40s.

The deputies responded after receiving a call at 10:23 a.m. Wednesday reporting that there was a man with a gun. Authorities declined to say if the call was placed from the home.

La Puente is a suburb of about 40,000 people in the San Gabriel Valley, about 17 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.


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Photo: The daughter-in-law of the woman killed in an apparent murder-suicide reacts at the scene in the 700 block of Sierra Vista Court in La Puente.

Credit: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times