Friday, May 16, 2014

Family Fight Ends In Murder, Suicide

"PALMDALE, CA — A Palmdale man who fatally shot his adult grandson, then committed suicide, was identified Thursday, as was the victim.

"Crawford Deuitt, 74, fatally shot Brandon Deuitt, 25, about 2:50 p.m. Wednesday in a home on 37848 29th Street East, according to a coroner’s spokesman and Los Angeles County sheriff’s Deputy Amber Smith.

"A fight started, and the older man’s wife separated the two, Smith said. The older man then retrieved a pistol from another room, shot his grandson in the chest and turned the gun on himself, she said."

Source: Los Angeles Daily News...

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