West Hollywood Triple Murder Near Melrose Avenue Under Investigation
Updated with victims' names. First posted at 12:11 p.m.
Sheriff's detectives on Friday continued to investigate the shooting deaths of three men in a West Hollywood apartment. The victims were identified by the coroner's office Friday afternoon: Pirooz Moussazadeh, 27; his brother, Shahriar Moussazadeh, 38; and Bernard Khalili, 27.
The violence at
the Kings Arms Apartment Complex an apartment complex at 612 N. Kings Road near Melrose Avenue was reported at 9:15 p.m. Thursday, according to sheriff's officials. Most reports had the deputies responding to a shots fired call there, but Weho Daily states that the initial calls to 911 were for a "person screaming" and "medical assistance."
The news site relays reports that there were no signs of struggle and no reports of loud noises before the 9:15 discoveries. The Los Angeles Times reported the victims were found in different rooms.
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The three were pronounced dead at the scene.
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