Arnold Farran, a 75-year-old white man, was fatally shot Wednesday, Aug. 1, in the 500 block of Westlake Boulevard near Malibu in the unincorporated Santa Monica Mountains, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Farran’s house about 10:27 p.m. by one of his adult sons, who said his mother had called him to report she had just shot his father, said L.A. County Sheriff's Lt. Derrick Alfred.
When deputies arrived at Farran’s house, they found his wife, Patricia Farran, a 76-year-old white woman, waiting out front in her car, Alfred said.
Deputies found Arnold Farran’s body inside the house, Alfred said. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:48 p.m., according to coroner’s records. The cause of death was listed as a gunshot wound to the ...