A man wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend and another man at a Winnetka apartment over the weekend was arrested Tuesday morning, police said.
Brian Anthony Gonzalez was taken into custody just before 9:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department. He was on a bus headed south from Los Angeles.
Police said an apparent domestic dispute Sunday led to the killings of 22-year-old Emily Ana Fox and 24-year-old Jerrad Cardae Scott.
Family and friends said Scott, of La Mesa, was a father to a young boy. A neighbor said Fox was a student at Cal State Northridge.
A neighbor of Fox said she was relieved to hear about the arrest.
"Knowing that he's caught is such a relief," said Lisa Lyons. She said she heard screams Sunday afternoon and called police.
"The next thing we heard about eight shots in rapid succession," she recalled.
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Lyons said Gonzalez and Fox had been a couple and had recently broken up. Gonzalez had arrived at the apartment to pick up some of his belongings when the fight broke out.
Scott was described as a friend of Fox, who just happened to stop by to say hello.
"He was in the wrong place at the wrong time," she said.