Victim, gunman in California law firm shooting were partners
December 31, 2017
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police were trying to learn Saturday what motivated a partner in a law firm to shoot two of his colleagues before turning the gun on himself.
Officers arrived at an office building in Long Beach on Friday to find the gunman and one victim dead and learned that the second victim had gone to a hospital, according to investigators.
The shooter was identified Saturday as John Mendoza, 58, of Redondo Beach. He shot the two men before killing himself, police said.
Major Langer, 75, of Rolling Hills, was shot in the upper body and died at the scene.
A friend told the Long Beac...