The deaths of a man and his 8-year-old daughter, both found shot in the head in their Hollywood apartment, was under investigation Friday, police said.
However, the killings did not appear to be a murder-suicide, said Officer Jason Lee of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section.
The two were identified as Khachik Safaryan, 43, and his daughter Lusine, said LAPD Officer and media relations spokeswoman April Harding.
Their bodies were found in the 1200 block of Tamarind Avenue near Hollywood Boulevard about 3:15 p.m Thursday by the man's 15-year-old daughter, Lee said.
The child's body was on a sofa, while her father was found in another room. There was no evidence of forced entry, according to KCAL9.
"They were both shot in the head," Lee said, adding the pair had been seen alive earlier that day.
Police discovered the family's car, a white 2008 Infiniti with California license plate 6DQV763, had been moved a few blocks from the residence, Lee said.
It was unclear who moved the vehicle, but Lee said this is part of the investigation.