West Hollywood Triple Murder Near Melrose Avenue Under Investigation

West Hollywood Triple Murder Near Melrose Avenue Under Investigation
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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.

-With reporting from City News Service. Got news? Email us. Follow us on Twitter, too: @dennisjromero.


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