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Double murder-suicide suspected in Torrance


TORRANCE, Calif.–Three people were fatally shot today in a high-rise senior citizen complex in Torrance in what police said was a double murder and suicide.

The shooting occurred shortly after noon in Golden West Tower at 3510 Maricopa St., Torrance police Sgt. Robert Watt said.

Police said “elderly man” fatally shot a man and a woman, then killed himself, Watt said. Their names were not immediately available.

What motivated the killings was not immediately known.