UPDATED 10: 55 AM PT– Friday, July 26, 2019
Authorities collared a male who went on a shooting rampage in Los Angeles. On Thursday, officers took 26- year-old Gerry Dean Zaragoza into custody.
” We put remarkable possessions towards this to capture this specific since we understood he was a threat to the community one didn’t want him out there.” Capt. William Hayes, Los Angeles Police Department
Authorities say the guy shot and eliminated 4 individuals throughout the 12- hour event in the San Fernando Valley. The shooter assaulted his family in their Canoga Park home Thursday early morning, where he eliminated both his father and his bro. He likewise injured his mother during the incident. Those who worked with Zaragoza’s dad state they knew there was problem.
” His child was crazy, he didn’t wish to do anything … simply wanted cash,” said Michael Ramia. “He wasn’t afraid of him, however I think he bewared around him.”
Authorities say the shooter also shot and eliminated his ex-girlfriend, and injured another staff member at a gas station in North Hollywood. He then tried to rob a guy using an ATM at a neighboring bank, and several hours later he killed another person on a bus.
Officers then situated the suspect about an hour later, when they used a taser to suppress him. He suffered small injuries throughout the arrest. Police have yet to reveal an intention for the killings.