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The Latest: LA prosecutor, wife, son dead in shooting

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on the deaths of three people in an apparent murder-suicide (all times local):

4:10 p.m.

A Los Angeles deputy city attorney has died along with two other family members in an apparent murder-suicide.

Police say they were called to a Northridge home Wednesday morning and found a man in his 60s, a woman in her 50s and a man in his 20s dead.

The Los Angeles city attorney’s office says Eric Lertzman, his wife and his adult son were killed and says police had been called to the home by reports of a “domestic disturbance.”

Neighbours tell KABC-TV that the father shot his wife and son but his daughter managed to escape through a bathroom window and call police.

Neighbour Greg Demos tells KTLA-TV that the woman ran to his home in her pyjamas and said that her father had tried to shoot her.

Police confirmed that a woman managed to flee the home.

They say two handguns were found at the scene.

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3:32 p.m.

Los Angeles police say three people have died in an apparent murder-suicide in a Northridge home.

Police say they were called to the house at around 10 a.m. Wednesday and found three people dead: A man in his 60s, a woman in her 50s and a man in his 20s.

Their names haven’t been released.

Neighbours tell KABC-TV that a father shot his wife and son but his daughter managed to escape through a bathroom window and call police.

Neighbour Greg Demos tells KTLA-TV that the woman ran to his home in her pyjamas and said that her father had tried to shoot her.

Police confirmed that a woman managed to flee the home.

The LAPD also says two handguns were found at the scene.

The Associated Press