LONG BEACH, Calif. – Police in Long Beach were called to the Park Ave. condo of Kyle and Greta Kurian about 10:00 p.m. Monday evening regarding domestic violence reported the L.A. Times.
They found the front door ajar, and upon entering the home, discovered Greta had been fatally wounded and Kyle also had been shot in the upper torso, but was clinging to life.
Greta, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene, while Kyle, 25, a rookie with the South Gate Police Department, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The Long Beach Police Department indicated the investigation is a possible murder-suicide according to the Times. They believe Kyle shot Greta before turning the gun on himself, but the investigation will continue. They recovered a handgun that appears to have been used.
According to Kyle’s LinkedIn page, he briefly worked for the Los Angeles Police Department. The South Gate Police Department confirmed Tuesday that he recently joined their department reported the L.A. Times.
The couple’s children, a toddler and an infant, were at home during the shooting and were placed in the care of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services.