The authorities Americans reported that rapper J $ tash allegedly shot and killed a woman in front of her three children on Saturday, in Temple City, California, before shooting himself.
According People in spanish the authorities They responded to a domestic violence call around 7:14 a.m. on New Years Day, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Inside the residence, the agents They said they found a 27-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man who were pronounced dead at the scene.
“The victim female suffered multiple gunshot wounds, while the female victim male suffered an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, “according to deputies.
The suspect has been identified as J $ tash, whose legal name is Justin Joseph, a sheriff’s department spokesman told People. The spokesperson did not identify the victim female.
“Right now, the evidence at the crime scene and the preliminary information that we have on the children in the house is that this is a murder-suicide, “Lieutenant Derrick Alfred told KTLA.
The woman’s three children, who are between 5 and 11 years old, were unharmed. They were taken out of the house when the agentsthe sheriff’s department wrote in its statement.
One of the woman’s children called 911, according to Associated Press. It is unclear if the call was made before or after he was shot.
Lieutenant Alfred told AP that the woman had been dating J $ tash for about a year, but that he was not related to any of the children.