Police Say Man Was Killed by Co-Worker at Alhambra Newspaper Office


ALHAMBRA (CNS) - A man was fatally shot today at a newspaper office in Alhambra, allegedly by a co-worker who was taken into custody.

The crime occurred about 9:30 a.m. at The China Press, 2121 W. Mission Road, said Alhambra police Sgt. Steven Carr.

“This is being investigated as a workplace violence incident,” Carr said.

The victim, whose name was withheld pending notification of his relatives, died at the scene, Carr said. Police arrested the suspect, whose name was not immediately released, and recovered a handgun, Carr said.

“Preliminary information has confirmed that the victim and the suspect were co-workers,” Carr said. “However, the investigation into the motive and the specific relationship between the gunman and the victim is ongoing. There are no additional victims and the Alhambra Police Department is not looking for additional suspects.”

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